Friday, August 23, 2013

Quote of the Day - armed citizenry

"Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any band of regular troops that can be, on any pretence, raised in the United States." ~ Noah Webster, An Examination of the Leading Principles of the Federal Constitution, 1787

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