Equal Protection Amendment - support it!

Discussion in 'The Soap Box' started by ETH77, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. ETH77

    ETH77 Premium Member

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    L. Neil Smith's The Libertarian Enterprise A number of writers have recently noted the political hypocrisy of banning citizen guns, while keeping politicians (or their minions) armed:
    1) tle705-20130113-10.html
    2) facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=186177578187348&set=a.178544428950663.40087.178541878950918&type=1&theater
    3) olegvolk.net/blog/2013/01/11/are-presidents-the-new-royalty/
    just to mention a few.
    This inspired the following, which I would call it the Equal Rights Amendment, but that title has already been used. Equal Protection Amendment captures the meaning pretty well, too.
    1. No person holding any office under the United States, or any of them, may keep or bear any arms except those that may be borne by all law abiding competent adult citizens both in his place of residence and in the location of his office.
    2. No person holding any office under the United States, or any of them, may be protected by any personal arms he is barred from keeping under the previous article.