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Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war.

-- Thucydides

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Should the military be used to enforce quarantines in the event of pandemic disease outbreaks?

Yes62 %62 %62 % 62.84 % (558)
No32 %32 %32 % 32.21 % (286)
I do not know3 %3 %3 % 3.04 % (27)
I have no opinion1 %1 %1 % 1.01 % (9)
Other, please list in comments0 %0 %0 % 0.90 % (8)

Total votes: 888
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Re: Should the military be used to enforce quarantines in th
by Anonymous
on Oct 17, 2005

If it does break out, then military assistance is probably going to become inevitable.


Re: Should the military be used to enforce quarantines in th
by Anonymous
on Nov 07, 2005

I think that the fellow officers should be on duty along with the army they need alot of help and they also need some medics over there its getting bad trust be i have seen it...


Re: Should the military be used to enforce quarantines in th
by
on Nov 14, 2005

It is the job of the Department of Public Health to enforce quarantines. They have had coercive powers in the past and that is where the expertise is.


Re: Should the military be used to enforce quarantines in th
by Anonymous
on Dec 15, 2005

I dont know but bomb them Iraqies- one of my firends


Re: Should the military be used to enforce quarantines in th
by Anonymous
on Feb 01, 2006

well they wouldnt need help if we didnt have bush in office we would not be in war


Re: Should the military be used to enforce quarantines in th
by Anonymous
on Feb 09, 2006

There may be no other way to protect those who haven't been exposed during something like this.


Re: Should the military be used to enforce quarantines in th
by Anonymous
on Feb 24, 2006

They should be only given to those that want it but the millitary should help.


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