[ExI] Immaculate Election

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 15:15:15 UTC 2021

On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 4:47 PM Adrian Tymes via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> So, if there is a national ID that people are expected to have, how do you
> keep states & cities from passing laws requiring carrying & producing on
> demand?
> "Pass a Constitutional amendment" doesn't cut it.  This is the kind of
> thing where an unconstitutional law will get enforced widely without, in
> many cases, recourse to courts; by the time the case gets to court (if it
> does - if it's not just an excuse to hold someone overnight and confiscate
> whatever's on the person), damage has already been done.  If the law gets
> struck down, something just like it gets passed, and the cycle continues.

If we can't count on the Constitution to protect us, all hope is lost. I
think there's plenty of evidence that Constitutional protections do work,
albeit not always perfectly.

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