15 Absurd Activities More Illegal Than Owning An Assault Rifle

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America has so many laws on the books that a full audit has never been done. The land of the free, it turns out, is one of the most restrictive countries in the world, landing 86th on Freedom House’s list of 195 countries. And while we have laws against running for government office without acknowledging God (Texas) and punishing restaurants for serving margarine passed off as butter (Iowa), we can’t seem to tighten the rules around owning an assault rifle. In fact, it’s easier in many states for an 18-year-old to buy an assault rifle than it is to buy a beer. Let’s ponder the implications of this as we review 15 activities more illegal than owning an assault rifle.

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