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MercutioATC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-22-09 11:54 PM
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31. Because:
They view "national healthcare" as an example of a government overreaching its Constitutional authority and an attempt to deprive them of their liberties (and, contrary to "access to health care", "liberty" is enumerated as a right in the Constitution).

They respond by exercising two of their Constitutional rights...the right of free speech and the right to bear arms. And, as many believe, the right to bear arms was specified as much to protect us from our own government as to protect us from foreign threats...so a demonstration of this right is especially appropriate.

I'm not saying that I agree with either their views on "Obamacare" or their chosen method of protest...but it's narrow-minded and ignorant to equate them with McVeigh.
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