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President Washington leads a .well-regulated militia. during the Whiskey Rebellion.
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There are more guns in America than people. And control over gun sales is minimal. Anyone can go to a gun show and buy the most lethal weapons there, and no one will ask questions.

You can tattoo the words, “I’m a mass murderer” on your forehead, and still buy guns from your next-door neighbor or from a stranger in the street, — and no test, no registration required. It’s all legal.

You need a license and skill-testing to drive a car, and an official title to buy one. Not so with guns.

And you need not belong to a “well-regulated” militia or a well-regulated anything.

Why?


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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.

His anthology of updated Opednews articles "America is Not Broke" was published by Tayen Lane Publishing (March, 2015) and may be found here:
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Scott is a former President of Common Ground-NYC (http://commongroundnyc.org/), a Geoist/Georgist activist group. He has written dozens of articles for (more...)
 

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