Friday, March 06, 2009

FFF and the right to bear arms

From recent edition of the Email Update from the Future of Freedom Foundation:

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

If cowardly and dishonorable men sometimes shoot unarmed men with army pistols or guns, the evil must be prevented by the penitentiary and gallows, and not by a general deprivation of a constitutional privilege.

— Arkansas Supreme Court, concerning the Arkansas Constitution'sright to keep and bear arms [1878]

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The only thing more scary than an independent assailant is a government-backed assailant.