Letters to the Editor

June 17, 2014 12:00 AM

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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