Why Congress May Lawfully Require Citizens to Buy Guns & Ammunition, But Not To Submit To Obamacare.

By Publius Huldah.

Harvard Law School was embarrassed recently when one of its graduates, the putative President of the United States, demonstrated that he was unaware that the supreme Court has constitutional authority to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional.1

And after reading a recent paper by Harvard law professor Einer Elhauge, one wonders whether the academic standards (or is it the moral standards?) of that once great school have collapsed.

Professor Elhauge says in “If Health Insurance Mandates Are Unconstitutional, Why Did the Founding Fathers Back Them?” (The New Republic, April 13, 2012), that Congress may force us to buy health insurance   because in 1792, our Framers required all male citizens to buy guns; and in 1798 required ship owners using U.S. ports (dock-Yards) to pay a fee to the federal government in order to fund hospitals for sick or disabled seamen at the U.S. ports.

Oh! What tangled webs are woven when law professors write about Our Constitution!

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One response to “Why Congress May Lawfully Require Citizens to Buy Guns & Ammunition, But Not To Submit To Obamacare.

  1. VEONICA POLLACK

    EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE A COPY OF THIS DOCUMENT, FAR TO MANY CITZENS DON’T EVEN KNOW WHAT OUR FREEDOMS ARE, AND WHAT WE ARE ALLOWED OR NOT ALLOWED…WE SEEM TO TAKE WHATEVER IS TOLD US IN LOUD VOICES OF DEMAND…HAVE WE LOST OUR INTESTINAL FORTITUDE ?

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