Originally Posted by listopencil
Not really, no. It's a tired cop out that justifies unwarranted and unneeded intrusion into a social contract.
So why are you demanding the govt stay involved in such an institution when it never was before relatively modern times?
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“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950