The Militia is the People

Minute_Man

“The Minute Man” statue in Concord, Massachusetts (source)

“I ask, Sir, what is the militia?  It is the whole people.  To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.”

– George Mason,
co-author of the Second Amendment

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