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Old December 29, 2009, 01:14 PM   #62
publius42
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TN Gent,

The problem with your source is that you are trying to support this original argument:

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In fact during that period (1789) many in the militia owned no private weapons and were supplied such by the states they resided in.
With things that happened in 1792 and beyond, and in poor frontier states at that. How about if we talk about the 13 original states and the state of affairs before and during the Constitutional Convention? We already know that New York and Mass required citizens to arm themselves. How about other states?
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