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Old 08-30-2019, 01:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Abatis View Post
In the Militia act of 1792, elected officials, postmen, judges and many other public officers are all exempted from any militia obligation:
"And be it further enacted, That the Vice-President of the United States, the Officers, judicial and executives, of the government of the United States; the members of both houses of Congress, and their respective officers; all custom house officers, with the clerks; all post officers, and stage-drivers who are employed in the care and conveyance of the mail of the post office of the United States; all Ferrymen employed at any ferry on the post road; all inspectors of exports; all pilots, all mariners actually employed in the sea service of any citizen or merchant within the United States; and all persons who now are or may be hereafter exempted by the laws of the respective states, shall be and are hereby exempted from militia duty, notwithstanding their being above the age of eighteen and under the age of forty-five years."
I don't believe I mentioned having any problems with the exemptions that were listed under the Militia Act of 1792.