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Old 09-04-2019, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by DrDeth View Post
In a few states we do, but the National Guard is part of the standing army, it has been Federalized. It is not, in any way shape or form a "militia" as the Founding Fathers thought of one. In fact they'd be horrified.
As long as we're reading the minds of the Founders, they'd be horrified at the destructive capacity of modern small arms, and horrified as to the prevalence and body count of mass shootings in America. And probably also horrified by race-mixing, gay people in public, and the way young people dress.