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Fri Jan 11, 2013, 04:37 PM

2nd Amendment's "Well regulated militia" were "Slave patrols" in the slave states.

The slave patrols were to stop slave revolts and escapes. The 2nd Amend was to appease the slave states to sign the Constitution.

Thom Hartmann is talking about it now. http://www.livestream.com/thomhartmann

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ErikJ Jan 2013 OP
Guy Whitey Corngood Jan 2013 #1
thereismore Jan 2013 #2
Romulox Jan 2013 #3
stevenleser Jan 2013 #5
Deuce Jan 2013 #4

Response to ErikJ (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 04:39 PM

1. Listening to it now. nt

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Response to ErikJ (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 04:41 PM

2. The original sin of this country is haunting us still. nt

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Response to ErikJ (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 04:45 PM

3. And the First Amendment was used to advocate for anti-abolitionism by these same men!

So...let's repeal the First Amendment?

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Response to Romulox (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:10 PM

5. Created for them, not using. Not the same thing. nt

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Response to ErikJ (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 04:56 PM

4. "The Hidden History of the Second Amendment"...

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