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Noah Webster

January 01, 1700 - January 01, 1700
"Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any band of regular troops that can be, on any pretence, raised in the United States."source: An Examination of the Leading Principles of the Federal Constitution.arms, the right to bear arms, weapons, defense, power of the people

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