William Thien

Some very poignant observations about firearms ownership in The United States. The second and third quotes explain the why and what for about the 2nd Amendment. The 2nd Amendment wasn’t written to insure that Americans could hunt.

William Thien

The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed. — Alexander Hamilton

A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government. — George Washington

This last quote by Walter Williams is very interesting to me. It brings to mind a recent discussion with someone who is in my opinion very irrational on the subject of firearms ownership. The person made the remark which he thought was very well considered, “You can’t hunt with a semi-automatic rifle, why do you need one for personal defense?” I had to correct him and say that yes you can hunt with a semi-automatic rifle and the 2nd Amendment isn’t about hunting. It was clear that the…

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