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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-25-09 12:46 PM
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38. My 10th amendment argument would be
That since Insurance Companies are state related corporations and they all have state subsidiaries they set up to operate in each state, that there is no interstate commerce to regulate. The only way this tax could fit the 10th amendment is if you can show an impact on interstate commerce

The 4th amendment is this can be determined to be an unreasonable seizure. People citing the examples of things like Auto Insurance fail to understand the auto insurance mandate for what it is. It is a condition of having a driver's license and registering an automobile for use on public roads, it is not a mandate as this plan is, as there is no living license. You can own an automobile and not have insurance, when I moved into an inner city 4 years ago for a time I garaged my car and canceled the insurance on it. I lost my plates for a time, but I still owned my car.

I do not see any precedence where private citizens have been required to purchase a product based on the simple fact they are breathing. All other examples of regulation and fining assume someone has agreed to conduct an activity, employing people, operating a power plant, owning a fire arm. This provision there is no actual choice involved. You are alive or you are not.



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