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Grampaw Willie, SASS No.26996

Justice Stevens’s Second Amendment Pipe Dream

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Justice Stevens’s Second Amendment Pipe Dream

 

I wasn't going to excerpt this one either as the entire essay is important.  However,  in honor of Patriots' Day:

 

 

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After failing to disarm militiamen at Lexington and Concord, the British redcoats confiscated the firearms of the inhabitants of Boston. The Continental Congress cited this among the reasons to take up arms. Pennsylvania declared in 1776 that “the people have a right to bear arms for the defense of themselves, and the state,” and other states had similar provisions.

 

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