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First Principles: It Is Essential To Preserve Liberty That All People Possess Arms and Be Taught How To Use Them

“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; nor does it follow from this, that all promiscuously must go into … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Preserve Liberty, It Is Necessary That People Keep Arms and Are Trained In Using These

“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; nor does it follow from this, that all promiscuously must go into … Continue reading

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Scraps of Poetry

Memories are made as such as these. Scraps of Poetry by Michael Romani You ask me what is about you That makes this feel so true You smile knowing That I wish for a way of showing Heartbeat is slowing … Continue reading

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First Principles: States and Their Militias Serve A Powerful Check To the Ambition and Power of the Federal Government

“Besides the advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation, the existence of subordinate governments, to which the people are attached and by which the militia officers are appointed, forms a barrier … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Should Trust In God Not Political Manipulation

“Their arts may be more dangerous than their arms. Let us then renounce all treaty with them upon any score but that of total separation, and under God trust our cause to our swords.” – Samuel Adams (1776)    

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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 … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Arms Are For Hugs, Not Killing

“I like to say that arms are not for killing. They are for hugging.” – Betty Williams, peace activist, Nobel laureate (b. 22 May 1943)      

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First Principles: Peace Requires Strength and The Willingness To Use It

“These people are either too superstitiously religious, or too cowardly for arms; they either can not or dare not defend ; their property is open to anyone who has the courage to attack them… The supposed quietude of a good man … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Right To Bear Arms Is Essential In the Preservation of Liberty

“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; nor does it follow from this, that all promiscuously must go into … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Right To Bear Arms Rests With the People

“The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.”  – Alexander Hamilton    

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