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Life, Liberty, and the Firearms that protect them both

As translated into English by Thomas Jefferson

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The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws of such a nature. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes…. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.

– Cesare Beccaria

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Written by BornLib

March 11, 2013 at 7:45 pm

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