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View Diary: Is the 2nd Amendment Really Intended as a Safeguard from Tyranny? (95 comments)

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    The militia did help to win the Revolution, but it wasn’t as pretty or noble as some today want it to sound. The degree of impact they had, and lessons learned by the Founders from it, are greatly exaggerated.
    And Washington and others were fully aware of their shortcomings before 1812.

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