- Jan 24, 2015
- Reaction score
- Alta California, federalist.
The People are the Militia. There is no one unconnected with the Militia, only with the organized and well-regulated militia.Dude! I wasn't talking about the militia! Let it go.I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for a few public officials."I wasn't talking about the militia. Please do try to actually read what is written before spewing yet another of your 5 favorite lines.Because it is irrelevant. The People are the Militia. Our Second Amendment is clear.You disagree, Daniel. Why do you disagree that community is not the same as the military?
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
— George Mason, in Debates in Virginia Convention on
Ratification of the Constitution, Elliot, Vol. 3, June 16, 1788