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Response to Glaug-Eldare (Reply #11)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 04:18 AM

13. The government can not legally compel you to endanger your life or to take anothers

 

except for the draft I suppose but that's not really what this is. I'm not a lawyer mind you but I think any law that mandated a duty to risk your own life would quickly be challenged and found to be unconstitutional. A law that protected a good samaritan who acted to prevent a felony from criminal/civil prosecution would be more reasonable IMO. for example, good samaritan is in convenience store and an armed robber enters and demands money from the clerk. The good samaritan shoots the robber and severs his spinal cord causing him to be a quadripalegic for the rest of his life. the robber sues the good samaritan in civil court. A law that would prevent that case from ever even going to court would be nice.

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