Samuel Adams Quote

“The said Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to prevent the people of the United States, who are peaceable citizens, from keeping their own arms.” – Samuel Adams, U.S. Constitution ratification convention,
1788

2 thoughts on “Samuel Adams Quote

  • November 28, 2005 at 8:23 pm
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    > the people of the United States, who are peaceable citizens
    *chuckles*

  • November 28, 2005 at 8:47 pm
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    Josh, I see your point. *laughs*
    It is important to note that many law abiding citizens are gun owners as a crime deterrent. Many studies have proven that law abiding citizens who own guns act as a very effective crime deterrent. If gun ownership was illegal, only criminals would have guns and they would pick on all us good and peaceable citizens.

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