Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson, (1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President

Famous Thomas Jefferson Quote

“No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms [within his own lands].”

Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson
~ Thomas Jefferson

Proposed Virginia Constituion, Ford Ed, ii, 27. Ref: Jefferson Cycolpedia, pg 51 (1900)

Ratings and Comments

J Carlton, Calgary

Freemen own arms, slaves don't.

jim k, Austin, Tx

If the nut cases in the Brady bunch and Obama have their way, the people in the U.S. will be disarmed.

jim k, Austin, Tx

Mike, your comment in yesterdays quotes about democracy being two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for dinner was really good. Sorry that I didn't have a chance to reply yesterday.

Mike, Norwalk

We hold this truth to be absolute, and self evident. Only slaves and otherwise mentally / morally deficient patrons of the statist theocracy would disagree.

E Archer, NYC

A self-evident truth indeed.


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