First it will be mentally ill people. Then it will be anyone who is married to a mentally ill person. Then it will be whoever lives in the house of a mentally ill person. Then it will be whoever frequents a place where a mentally ill person is present.
Incrementalism is destroying citizen's rights in this country...and many people don't seem to notice or care. But of course I am preaching to the choir here.
Look at the recent gun ban which McCarthy introduced in congress, incrementalism at its finest. It EXPANDED the 1994 Brady Bill. Its intent was also described as "and for other purposes".