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Quote from James Madison,

"The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed;
a well armed and well regulated militia being the best security of a free country;
but no person religiously scrupulous of bearing arms
shall be compelled to render military service in person."


James Madison (more quotes by James Madison or books by/about James Madison)

(1751-1836), Father of the Constitution for the USA, 4th US President


I Annals of Congress 434, June 8, 1789


Arms, Congress, Constitution, Defense, Individual Rights, Military, Militia, Resistance, Responsibility


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