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InsiderOnline Blog: December 2010

Could the Government Order You to Purchase a Gun?

Never before in our history has the federal government ordered Americans to buy a product under the guise of regulating commerce. Imagine if this bill were that in order to protect our communities and homeland security, every American had to buy a gun. Can you imagine the reaction across the country to that? Well, the truth of the matter is, the same legal power is at stake in ordering us to buy health insurance …

That’s Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli on why Obamacare is unconstitutional. U.S. District Court Judge Henry Hudson agreed with Cuccinelli on Monday, ruling that the law’s mandate that individuals purchase health insurance “exceeds the Commerce Clause powers vested in Congress under Article I.”

Posted on 12/15/10 10:55 AM by Alex Adrianson

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