South Dakota Senators to pose bill requiring all residents must buy a gun… Challenges Obamacare mandate


Now this is how you challenge the Constitutionality of ObamaCare!!! Senators in South Dakota have come up with exactly the right way to challenge the ObamaCare insurance mandate by simply enforcing a mandate on gun ownership. Think about it… we are Constitutionally allowed to have a gun by the Second Amendment, which of course is not a requirement, but it is a right guaranteed by the Constitution. They have hit upon an a very good juxtaposition that when challenged should really open up the debate to serious points and not just political talking points. The following is from ArgusLeader.com:

Bill would require all S.D. citizens to buy a gun

Five South Dakota lawmakers have introduced legislation that would require any adult 21 or older to buy a firearm “sufficient to provide for their ordinary self-defense.”

The bill, which would take effect Jan. 1, 2012, would give people six months to acquire a firearm after turning 21. The provision does not apply to people who are barred from owning a firearm.

Nor does the measure specify what type of firearm. Instead, residents would pick one “suitable to their temperament, physical capacity, and preference.”

The measure is known as an act “to provide for an individual mandate to adult citizens to provide for the self defense of themselves and others.”

Rep. Hal Wick, R-Sioux Falls, is sponsoring the bill and knows it will be killed. But he said he is introducing it to prove a point that the federal health care reform mandate passed last year is unconstitutional.

“Do I or the other cosponsors believe that the State of South Dakota can require citizens to buy firearms? Of course not. But at the same time, we do not believe the federal government can order every citizen to buy health insurance,” he said.

//

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Conservatism, Current Issues, Government, Obamacare, President Obama, U.S. Constitution and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

3 Responses to South Dakota Senators to pose bill requiring all residents must buy a gun… Challenges Obamacare mandate

  1. I love it! I can’t wait to hear how the Libs are going to deal with this . A big hat tip to South Dakota. Great catch!

  2. LD Jackson says:

    How interesting this could make the discussion over the health care mandate. It shows just how far-reaching the mandate is.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s