Okay, you’ll enjoy this. South Dakota state Rep. Hal Wick (R) is pushing a state law mandating people buy firearms, a law he believes is patently unconstitutional, as a way of illustrating how the Health Care Reform mandate is unconstitutional. Then our Eric Kleefeld points out that George Washington signed the Militia Act of 1792 which specifically mandates that able-bodied men purchase and maintain a gun. Then the fun begins.
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