The New Constitution: Amendment X – civilian quartering of the military (unchanged)

The New Constitution

Amendment X

No soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered in any house without the consent of the owner; nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

Rationale

Unchanged from the original. Everybody take the day off.

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Index: The New Constitution Series

5 comments

  • Frank Balsinger

    No day off! Considering how Congress and the statehouses have demonstrated an amazing ability to pull off all manner of shenanigans “in a manner to be prescribed by law,” I think this one might need at least a tiny tweak 😉 *ducks*

    • Feel free to tilt at whatever windmills present themselves.

      • Frank Balsinger

        Great. The author feints and Frank falls off his horse.

      • Windmills can be treacherously clever. Frank is on his own.

      • Frank Balsinger

        But, but…FEMA camps! DHS’s billion bullets! Um, non sequitur! Post hoc ergo propter hoc! Ad nauseam! *ahem* [ / levity]. Thanks for providing continuity and a much needed respite before sinking your teeth into the remaining meat on those bones.

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