Letters to the Editor

June 17, 2014

Letters to the editor on licensing guns, confiscated guns, Tiahrt

Two erudite individuals recently tried to convince me that the opening line of the Second Amendment – “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state…” – doesn’t really mean what it says. Then why did George Washington, president of a fledgling country without a standing army, decree that every able-bodied man procure a musket and a bayonet? Was the threat of “tyranny” from within or without?

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