It takes courage to be free, and far greater courage to allow others to be free.
Obesity is the condition of having excessive body fat.
Due to the high incidence of obesity in the U.S....
There have been attempts to curb obesity through regulation and legal battles to vindicate the rights of obese
Government regulation of the manufacture, sale, and possession of firearms.
There have been attempts through regulation and legal battles to vindicate the rights of Gun owners.
In some states, the state education departments have enacted
Regulations on sugary and fatty foods sold in school lunch lines and vending machines,
What personal areas of life the attitude that “government knows best” will intrude next: “If They can do this in day care centers,middle and
high schools why shouldn’t it be mandated in the home?”
.....Background checks for gun owners.....
Soft drinks sold at middle and high schools have also been regulated.
.....Magazine capacity limits,Bullet bans.....
There have also been proposals to include indications of obesity on a child's report card,children on public assistance who have high body mass index
scores would be forced to undergo screening annually with an eye to making them lose weight, under measures being considered by the legislature.
.....Gun show restrictions,Instant records check.....
Some of the legal issues of obesity relate to insurance access,
Risk management and obesity-related discrimination.
.....Gun storage requirements.....
Obesity discrimination has been claimed against certain transportation industries because of seating and ticketing rules and accomodations.
.....Bans on auto-loading firearms.....
The medical necessity of bariatric surgery has been an issue in the battle to obtain insurance coverage for treatment. Weight loss treatments have
been denied on the basis of not being a medical necessity or being specifically excluded under the insurance.
.....Licensing machine guns.....
Help others defend their natural human rights, even when none of yours are at risk.
It's just a matter of time before government turns its focus on you.
It's then you'll need others to return the favor and support the rights that you hold dear.
Nothing in human history has shown itself to promote success like freedom. Yet, liberty is under fire on a daily basis from those who desire to be
your lord and master.
Rights are one of the fundamentals that set free people apart from those that aren't so free.
It is the distinction we recognize between a citizens and subjects.
In America we enjoy natural rights as well as civil rights, and most of these aren't set in written law.
The libertarian minded among us are in favor of free choice, but is it true that you cannot choose to not participate in Medicare?
It's true. If you opt out of Medicare Part A, you'll automatically lose your Social Security benefits.
Why you ask? The answer is simple. This is our government.
edit on 1-12-2012 by madenusa because: more info