First Principles: To Believe That the Militia Isn’t The Entirety of the People Is Against the Principles of Our Republic

“Whereas, to preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them… The mind that aims at a select militia, must be influenced by a truly anti-republican principle; and when we see many men disposed to practice upon it, whenever they can prevail, no wonder true republicans are for carefully guarding against it.” – Federal Farmer (1787)

 

 

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One Response to First Principles: To Believe That the Militia Isn’t The Entirety of the People Is Against the Principles of Our Republic

  1. jonolan says:

    And very close to being contrary to relevant laws on the books as well.

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