To Disarm the People is the Best and Most Effectual Way to Enslave Them

George Mason

George Mason

“I ask, Sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.” — George Mason, Speech During Virginia’s Convention to Ratify the Constitution, 1788

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Filed under Bill of Rights, Checks & Balances in Government, Founding Fathers, Freedom/Liberty, George Mason, Human Rights/Natural Rights, Independence, Limited Government, Second Amendment, Tyranny

One response to “To Disarm the People is the Best and Most Effectual Way to Enslave Them

  1. Peter Cottontail

    That’s what I’m talking about!

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