I’m standing my ground….

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There is much in the news this week regarding the Stand your ground laws.  It is my understanding that approximately thirty stated have these laws.   It is also my understanding that these laws give individuals the right to protect themselves and their property against those who would take it as their own.   In fact, I believe that our Constitution ensures and assures us that we do have these unalienable rights.

Enter the talking heads, both celebrity and political calling for change, saying that these laws give too much power to the individual.  Really?   The last time I looked, both Stevie Wonder and Eric Holder, (the most outspoken today) have no need for stand your ground laws.  Each of these men employ a small army of body guards to protect them.  No, wait, WE THE PEOPLE pay the salary of the men who protect Eric Holder.

Broadly speaking, all the people in government and Hollywood have people to protect them from unwanted advances.   For the rest of us, I am thankful that there are laws on the books that allow us to do the same, on an individual level.

I find it somewhat hypocritical that those who are able to pay for their protection have issue with a law that allows us to do the same.  If they really believe that we have no need of these laws, I challenge them to do away with their protection.  Let the celebrities dispense with their small entourage who obviously are there to protect them.  Let all the politicians, including Eric Holder and the President disarm their Secret Service personnel, and live like the rest of us:  Protecting what is ours on an individual level.

I for one, am tired of the hypocrisy.

Until next time,

Dr. Polly


About Polly Heil-Mealey, ND, P.Sc., HHP, M.Ed., C.C.I.

Dr. Polly Heil-Mealey is the Past-President of the International Iridology Practitioners Association (IIPA), as well as an IIPA Certified Iridologist with a Master’s Degree in Education, and a Naturopathic degree. She has been involved in education and Biblical health care since 1994. Dr. Polly has been active in both television and radio, presenting community service programs covering various topics. An international traveler, she gives seminars on alternative health practices, incorporating iridology and Biblical nutritional counseling. Dr. Polly now uses her expert ability to communicate vital and useful information to help her clients build or restore their health. One of Dr. Polly’s greatest passions is to see her clients restore their health through natural therapies. Every success story confirms the need for education in holistic practices. Dr. Polly brings a high level of dedication and commitment to her clientele. She has touched the lives of many with her concern and selfless devotion. The verse “My people perish for lack of knowledge,” is a scripture that touches every level of society. As clients learn and understand holistic protocols, they are able to improve their health drastically by incorporating diet and lifestyle changes. Dr. Polly is married to Stephen Hale, and together they have eight children. Both are very active in their church and serve on various boards in their community. Dr. Polly is also the director of Women’s Ministries of her church. Dr. Polly and Stephen reside in Humble, Texas.
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