“ARE WE AT LAST BROUGHTT - UC‘H HUMILIATING AND DEBASING DEGRADATION, THAT WE CANNOT BE TRUSTED WITH ARMS FOR OUR DEFENSE? WHERE IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HAVING OUR ARMS IN POSSESSION AND UNDER OUR DIRECTION, AND HAVING THEM UNDER THE MANAGEMENT OF CONGRESS? IF OUR DEFENSE BE THE REAL OBJECT OF HAVING THOSE ARMS, IN WHOSE HANDS CAN THEY BE TRUSTED WITH MORE PROPRIETY, OR EOUALESAFETV TO US, AS IN OUR OWN HANDS?" -\n ‘- ~ -‘ mow https://inspirational.ly

Patrick Henry, 184 years ago