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Freedom Means Freedom

Original Saepe_Expertus Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 1:02 PM
YEAH...I KNOW! The ZSU-23 reference was just too much fun NOT to let it go unspoken. The ZSU-23 is a radar-directed, four-barrel, AA Gun, firing explosive 23mm rounds, It is a versatile platform; can be towed or mounted on a number of tracked or wheeled vehicles....and has a frightening rate of fire.

Some communities have considered -- or are even passing -- ordinances to make gun ownership mandatory.  Like the Supreme Court, I believe the Second Amendment is a fundamental right, and when the Framers said that it cannot be "infringed," they meant it.  

But that's a far cry from a government requiring citizens to make a purchase.  Indeed, one of the chief conservative objections to ObamaCare has been the individual mandate -- a requirement that citizens purchase health insurance.  Just because the Constitution...