"Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That each and every free able-bodied white male citizen of the respective States, resident therein, who is or shall be of age of eighteen years, and under the age of forty-five years (except as is herein after excepted) shall severally and respectively be enrolled in the militia...That every citizen, so enrolled and notified, shall, within six months thereafter, provide himself with a good musket or firelock, a sufficient bayonet and belt, two spare flints, and a knapsack, a pouch, with a box therein, to contain not less than twenty four cartridges, suited to the bore of his musket or firelock, each cartridge to contain a proper quantity of powder and ball...
Mandates and the constitution: The government does in fact force you to buy vegetables | The Economist
Wrong, interesting how you say everyone, if you don't work you don't pay.Another would be Medicare, that forces everyone to pay for health insurance that they may or may not use.
Wrong, interesting how you say everyone, if you don't work you don't pay, and you receive no benefits.Another would be forcing everyone into the Social Security system.
Wrong again, there has never been a law that just because you are born here you have to buy a certain product.There have been mandates for a long time, and congress has mandated health insurance in some form since 1790, so where in the constitution does it draw the line between this mandate and all those that came before?
Goober, please get your facts straight, I know you like to believe in your own mind that Obamacare is the best thing from sliced bread. But, I repeat, there has never been a mandate that requires every person born has to buy a product dictated by government.