George Washington on gun control

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    "In his 1796 book, Congressman William Findley argued that Alexander Hamilton had deliberately provoked the Whiskey Rebellion."

    Alex Hamilton, the first American Statist
     
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    Bogus Founder Quotes

    Well, it's not possible to directly attribute that quote in the OP to George Washington.
     
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    Yeah, I checked to make sure and there's no written record of him having actually said that
     
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    need look no further than the NRA ...
     
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    To know how our Founders felt about guns, one need look no further than the Second Militia Act of 1792.

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    Washington was absolutely correct in the statement and I agree whole heartedly with it. It is too bad that advice is not heeded by either side in today's furor over 'guns'.

    Look closely at the words. Especially the word 'disciplined'.

    Perhaps the requirement for having firearms is that one be in a militia.
     
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