"To disarm the people
is the best and most effectual way
to enslave them."
(1725-1792), drafted the Virgina Declaration of Rights, ally of James Madison and George Washington
June 14, 1788, in the Virginia Convention on the ratification of the Constitution,
in_Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution,_
Jonathan Elliot, ed., v.3 p.380 (Philadelphia, 1836)
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