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Former Rep. Calls for Civil Disobedience to Fight ObamaCare, Gun Regs

Firebrand former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) called for civil disobedience to block the implementation of the Affordable Care Act or new gun regulations on Thursday, paraphrasing Thomas Jefferson to call for a fight against the Democratic positions.

"We may have to shed blood every couple hundred years to preserve our freedoms," he said, paraphrasing Jefferson after arguing the GOP was losing the "war" for voters.

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  • Brian from Texas||

    Oh I can think of a few other things in addition to gun control and Obamacare to be civily, or uncivily disobedient about. Patriot Act, NDAA, eminent domain abuse, rogue law enforcement, the army and CIA running amok in our country.

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