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Good Sense and Gun Control

Mike355 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 2:04 AM
As far as the FDA is concerned, they should be stopped from banning anything, the individual consumer is intelligent enough to know what they can and can't take and as an adult, I am highly insulted that a Government Agency thinks that I am not capable of making a Health related decision on my own without them banning a drug from being sold because somebody else made a bad decision and took a drug their body they could not handle. Adults make bad decisions and good decisions, but adults should be able to make their own decisions as to what goes into their own bodies, as well as what type of guns they wish to purchase, and how many rounds of ammo they wish to have. We as adults do not need a government telling us what we do or don't need.
Tionico Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 3:12 AM
Besides all of what YOU said, the Constitution does NOT give any authority to FedGov to regulate what we put into our bodies. Thus, any laws attempting to do so are null and void, and technically inenforceable. That power falls to the States, or the People. READ your Constitution. So the FDA should be restricted to drug testing for safety and publishing their findings. Drug producers need to remain liable for harm they cause with faulty or dangerous drugs. The market would self-regulate quickly. Problem solved. Prisons lose one third of their population, tens of billions per year in "drug enforcement" no longer wasted......

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