rmims Wrote:
Jan 27, 2013 3:01 PM
The framers of our constitution were clear about their intentions for the population as a whole to be armed (see following quotes):1.) “What country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance. Let them take arms.” Thomas Jefferson to James Madison2.) “The best we can help for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.” Alexander Hamilton The Federalist Papers at 184-83.) “The great object is that every man be armed.” and “Everyone who is able may have a gun.” Patrick Henry – American Patriot4.) “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 us