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The British – the Red Coats and understanding the 2nd Amendment

The British – the Red Coats and understanding the 2nd Amendment

christopher.ingraham@washpost.com Christopher, Re: British – Red Coats and understanding the 2nd Amendment It sounds like you know a lot about American history while working in Washington of all places, as a journalist.  If the British Army (red coats) were the American colonists standing army as some might want to believe then please explain how the American Revolution (1775-83) would’ve ever gotten started?  Remember that the Red Coats had the guns, we (George Washington and the founding fathers didn’t) because the British were “protecting” us. Amendment II A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. The Second Amendment...

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