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DCharlton

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HHS and the NRA
« on: February 25, 2012, 11:35:34 PM »
I have a new idea that may help Conservatives get over the whole HHS thing.  Here it is:

1.  The Second Amendment gives me the right to bear arms.
2.  Defenders of the HHS ruling argue that for me to have a right, my employer must pay for me to exercise that right.
3.  They claim that refusal to fund the exercise of a right is the same as denying that right.
4.  Therefore, the only way for me to exercise my right to bear arms is for the government to require my employer to purchase guns for me.
5.  The NRA and the Republican Party should push for a bill that would require all employers to purchase guns for their employees.
6.  Religious organizations, like the ELCA, should be required to purchase guns for their employees whether or not they believe it it right to do so.
7.  After all, an individual who has religious objections to gun ownership doesn't have to buy them.  Hence, religious freedom is not infringed upon.
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Michael Slusser

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Re: HHS and the NRA
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2012, 09:53:11 AM »
I have a new idea that may help Conservatives get over the whole HHS thing.  Here it is:

1.  The Second Amendment gives me the right to bear arms.
2.  Defenders of the HHS ruling argue that for me to have a right, my employer must pay for me to exercise that right.
3.  They claim that refusal to fund the exercise of a right is the same as denying that right.
4.  Therefore, the only way for me to exercise my right to bear arms is for the government to require my employer to purchase guns for me.
5.  The NRA and the Republican Party should push for a bill that would require all employers to purchase guns for their employees.
6.  Religious organizations, like the ELCA, should be required to purchase guns for their employees whether or not they believe it it right to do so.
7.  After all, an individual who has religious objections to gun ownership doesn't have to buy them.  Hence, religious freedom is not infringed upon.

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Matt Hummel

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Re: HHS and the NRA
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2012, 10:28:09 AM »
OOOOHHH. Sign me up.  There is a sweet little 12 GA I have my eyes on.  Adjustable stock, Picatinny rails.  Just the thing for home and personal defense come the zombie apocalypse.
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Re: HHS and the NRA
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2012, 02:27:33 PM »
I have a new idea that may help Conservatives get over the whole HHS thing.  Here it is:
1.  The Second Amendment gives me the right to bear arms.
2.  Defenders of the HHS ruling argue that for me to have a right, my employer must pay for me to exercise that right.
3.  They claim that refusal to fund the exercise of a right is the same as denying that right.
4.  Therefore, the only way for me to exercise my right to bear arms is for the government to require my employer to purchase guns for me.
5.  The NRA and the Republican Party should push for a bill that would require all employers to purchase guns for their employees.
6.  Religious organizations, like the ELCA, should be required to purchase guns for their employees whether or not they believe it it right to do so.
7.  After all, an individual who has religious objections to gun ownership doesn't have to buy them.  Hence, religious freedom is not infringed upon.
Well crafted argument; entertaining, too! ;D Of course, many supporters of the HHS ruling don't even recognize the 2nd or 10th Amendments (maybe they took Thomas Jefferson's scissors to the Bill of Rights?), but that's another story... ::)

I ran across another analogous argument in a similar vein that argued Jewish delis should be required to provide access to pork products for its Gentile customers.
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