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Reply #24: Dude, if I don't own a gun, what good am I in this militia? [View All]

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Hobarticus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-22-08 12:12 AM
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24. Dude, if I don't own a gun, what good am I in this militia?
What's a member of a "well-regulated militia" without a gun?

I have no formal military training, I have no basic gear or skills to be of any use to any military unit.

I have no firearm appropriate for any sort of defense against a well-armed invader, likely with armor and air support.

I have no idea who I am to report to, if called up, or where.

Am I subject to be press-ganged into this unorganized militia against my will?

Where exactly do my rights as a citizen and rights to property get superseded by this unorganized militia authority?

Who has command-and-control over this unorganized militia? What exactly is the order of battle? Is this under the command of my governor and National Guard, or is this under command of the DoD?

How exactly does the federal government call out an unorganized militia? Will I get a pre-recorded message on my phone or something?

And how is an unorganized militia different from a well-regulated militia? I thought the 2nd amendment specifies a well-regulated militia?

You seem to be in some position of authority and know a lot about this, so I've got some questions, understandably.
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