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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Why do you think the Constitution goes into such detail? Why did the Virginians spend almost a week debating the militia clause in their convention to ratify? They were terrified of the consequences of disarming the militia, meaning making the militia not an army; making them a bunch of skeet shooters. That’s not a militia. That’s an invitation to get invaded and killed. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…….Continue
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Was Secession A Constitutional Right? 1868 Book Concluded It Was. "In order to show that the Constitution is not a compact between the States, the position is assumed, that it is not a compact at all. If it be a compact, say they, then the States had a right to secede. But it is not a compact; and hence secession is treason and rebellion. The great fundamental questions, then, on which the whole controversy hinges are, first, Is the Constitution a compact? and, secondly, Is it a compact between the States?"
Albert Bledsoe, Was Secession A Constitutional Right Previous to the War of 1861 (1868) Get the Book Here