Militia Understanding: The journey continues

Still one could make the argument that it was a different time back then, that things are more established and we have “official” government roles created which have made the need for a militia obsolete. But I really wonder, what actually happened to the idea of the militia? If in the late 1700s, every man was the militia, every man held the honor and responsibility that came from being the nation’s defenders. why didn’t that concept stand the test of time? What happened as our country moved from a frontier country to the forefront of civilization? If every man was the militia, why isn’t that still true for you or I?

Who We Are. Why We Fight.

Anti gun rights activists like to portray those of us who believe in the Second Amendment, and our fundamental right to bear arms, as heartless, selfish, uneducated people, or perhaps …


Who We Are. Why We Fight.

This covenant, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights granted certain rights to the newly formed government, instead of to the people. Instead of gifts meted out by a gracious king or governor, the people’s rights were given by their Creator. It was the government that was granted certain well defined and limited rights in service of the people. All at once, as had never happened before, the world’s view of the role of government and individual rights was flipped. What had once been known as The New World had now evolved into a new reality.