Comment: Federalist_Papers #46...

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Federalist_Papers #46...

explicitly states that the citizens should be armed against an ambitious federal army and suggest that the ratio of armed citizens to any federal standing army should be between 100:1 and 25:1.

This has nothing at all to do with defending your home against petty criminals or hunting. It is about the citizens being equipped sufficiently to be able to overwhelm any federal army using military/war type operations...

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