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1 euphgeek  Sat, Jan 12, 2013 11:12:56am

Another fake Jefferson quote that is circling the wingnut-o-sphere is “Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not.”

I love how gun nuts conveniently ignore the “well regulated militia” part of the second amendment.

2 Skip Intro  Sat, Jan 12, 2013 4:32:10pm

re: #1 euphgeek

I love how gun nuts conveniently ignore the “well regulated militia” part of the second amendment.

Unfortunately, the Supreme Court has chosen to ignore it too, so we might as well just cut it out of the Constitution.

3 Vicious Babushka  Sat, Jan 12, 2013 4:35:22pm

Monticello.org is a good place for debunking fake Jefferson quotes.

4 Vicious Babushka  Sat, Jan 12, 2013 4:39:18pm

Here’s another out of context quote:

Full quote in context here.

5 euphgeek  Sat, Jan 12, 2013 5:36:12pm

re: #2 Skip Intro

Unfortunately, the Supreme Court has chosen to ignore it too, so we might as well just cut it out of the Constitution.

In order to do that, we’d have to repeal the second amendment. It’s not going to happen, but it’d be nice if we could do that.


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