“To suppose arms in the hands of citizens‚ to be used at individual discretion‚ except in private self-defense‚ or by partial orders of towns‚ countries or districts of a state‚ is to demolish every constitution‚ and lay the laws prostrate‚ so that liberty can be enjoyed by no man; it is a dissolution of theRead more »

“Resistance to sudden violence‚ for the preservation not only of my person‚ my limbs‚ and life‚ but of my property‚ is an indisputable right of nature which I have never surrendered to the public by the compact of society‚ and which perhaps‚ I could not surrender if I would.” John Adams Boston Gazette Sept. 5‚Read more »

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