Slaves Are Issued Weapons; Free People Own Them

A popular bumper sticker proclaims that free people own guns, while slaves do not.  History shows, however, that masters have often issued weapons to slaves under conditions in which the latter's socioeconomic standing made rebellion unlikely.  History also shows that, despite efforts by Bill Clinton's and Barack Obama's Supreme Court Justices to amend the Constitution without the consent of the states or Congress (see Squealer the Pig in George Orwell's Animal Farm), the Second Amendment is an individual right. We once received a jury notice summons that warned of "bodily attachment" if we failed to either respond or comply.  The practice is more than two thousand years old -- ancient Athens owned a police force of Scythian archers, one of whose functions was to round up negligent citizens for civic duties.  The slave-police used dye-impregnated ropes to mark delinquents, who were fined or had to forfeit their stipend for attendance.  The Greek...(Read Full Article)

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