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Quote from A Framer,

"Under every government the dernier [Fr. last, or final]
resort of the people, is an appeal to the sword; whether to defend
themselves against the open attacks of a foreign enemy, or to check
the insidious encroachments of domestic foes.  Whenever a people...
entrust the defence of their country to a regular, standing army,
composed of mercenaries, the power of that country will remain
under the direction of the most wealthy citizens."


A Framer (more quotes by A Framer or books by/about A Framer)

Anonymous 'framer' of the US Constitution


Independent Gazetteer, January 29, 1791


Arms, Constitution, Disarmament, Government, Guns, Individual Rights, Military, Militia, Trust, Tyranny, Usurpation, Anonymity


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