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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

The 2nd Amendment and Slave Rebellions

Nat Turner captured

In the US constitutional ratifying convention in Virginia in 1789, there were objections made by Patrick Henry and George Mason in particular, that Article 1 Section 8 gave the Federal Government the power to control to what extent the State militia’s were armed. And their concern was that Virginia’s State militia which had a slave patrol component was one of the principal tools used to put down slave rebellions. Pouring over the first hand documents from 1789 that detail the first Congress’ debates on arms and militia, what eventually became the 2nd Amendment, you’ll see a constant theme: the second Amendment was created to protect the American Government.  uprisingradio.org

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