The No Stupid Rules Amendment
- Congress shall pass no law, nor shall courts uphold any existing law which
has the overriding effect or intent of financially benefiting one group of
citizens or corporate entity over another.
Congress shall pass no law, nor shall courts uphold any existing law which
has the overriding effect or intent of advantaging or penalizing ethnic
custom, matters of individual faith and belief, or private behavior.
This specifically includes taxation and tax exemptions.
- Nor shall any law or regulation that requires the invasion of privacy or compromise of privilege to be detected be countenanced.
- Evidence derived from such violations of privacy or privileged communication shall be inadmissible in any court or proceeding under color of law.
The definition of "family" is recognized as being that of those deemed
involved by mutually agreeable compacts which shall be recognized as being
governed by ordinary contract law in the state they were entered into.
States shall not impose unreasonable or unequal costs or requirements upon
This shall not be taken to imply that the state has any interest
whatsoever in religious unions or the intent of voiding limitations or
requirements placed upon those unions. States shall not require,
enforce, regulate or forbid any such union.
States may, at their discretion and as a matter of convenience provide
standard format contracts which address common circumstances and
requirements, but it is to be understood that there is to be no
established preference upon the part of the state, nor may any particular
form that limits the free choices of the contracted be a requirement.
This amendment is not intended to override legitimate concerns about
environmental, social or financial impacts, but all such concerns must be
addressed by the least restrictive means possible and in no way may such
concerns override the rights recognized in this Amendment.
The right to freely self-medicate and to freely refuse to be mediated for
any reason is recognized.
Notwithstanding, the responsibility for impairment and other consequences
is that of the individual.
Congress shall not pass, nor shall courts uphold existing taxation or tariff
laws that are designed or have the effect of restricting access to any thing
to those able to afford the tax, nor in any case or for any reason may such
taxes or tariffs exceed 100% of the retail cost.
Congress will pass no law, nor shall any regulation be made creating
product or service standards, regulatory requirements or compliance costs
that have that same effect, save to the extent that such regulations are
addressed towards the safety of the user, by the least restrictive means.
No such extant law may be enforced or upheld.
After you read my proposed Constitutional Amendment, (click the "read full article link below" you comments would be very much appreciated. Furthermore, you are invited to participate in refining what is very much a rough draft. And please, forward, digg, stumble and otherwise widely distribute this idea to everyone you know who might be in favor OR passionately opposed.
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