Third Amendment

Quartering of Troops in the Private Home

No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.
This Amendment is one of the least defended today, but it was very important to the Framers when they were constructing the Constitution. Use this link, http://ratify.constitutioncenter.org/constitution/details_explanation.php?link=129&const=10_amd_03 to read more about the housing of troops in the private home. Please click on the phrase, "nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law." After you read the section answer the following question.
Question

1.  When, in your opinion, is it appropriate for the US Government to house soldiers in the private home?  Give one example.

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