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Old October 4, 2012, 09:27 AM   #100
BlueTrain
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I hate to point this out, I really do, but at the time the constitution was ratified, the expression "the people" was understood to mean "men," and only some of them. I doubt it was construed to mean women were to be part of the militia no more than slaves. Discussion?
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