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Why the 2nd Amendment

DougHuffman Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 7:36 AM
Thank you Dr. Williams. Let's hope the rage has not gone so far that your good words will not be heeded. In that case, please make sure that this caution is known. µ???? ?aß? molo`n labé ???O? ???E "From my cold, dead hands" works for me.
Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shootings, said: "The British are not coming. ... We don't need all these guns to kill people." Lewis' vision, shared by many, represents a gross ignorance of why the framers of the Constitution gave us the Second Amendment. How about a few quotes from the period and you decide whether our Founding Fathers harbored a fear of foreign tyrants.

Alexander Hamilton: "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed," adding later, "If the representatives of the people betray their constituents, there is...