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    Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not.
    --- Thomas Jefferson
    
    Is that why Ted Kennedy, Nancy Pelosi and Hillary Clinton want gun control so badly?
    Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population. -Albert Einstein

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    Tess wrote:

    Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not.
    --- Thomas Jefferson

    Is that why Ted Kennedy, Nancy Pelosi and Hillary Clinton want gun control so badly?
    Teddy's car's killed more people than my gun :P

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    There is no proof that Jefferson said that... http://wiki.monticello.org/mediawiki...uns_into_plows

    Although I'm sure it is something Jefferson would agree with, but I find the counter explanation silly.

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    sv_libertarian wrote:
    There is no proof that Jefferson said that... http://wiki.monticello.org/mediawiki...uns_into_plows

    Although I'm sure it is something Jefferson would agree with, but I find the counter explanation silly.
    Thank you.

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    sv_libertarian wrote:
    There is no proof that Jefferson said that... http://wiki.monticello.org/mediawiki...uns_into_plows

    Although I'm sure it is something Jefferson would agree with, but I find the counter explanation silly.
    Perhaps the person that wrote the explaination in that link should be informed that the quote refers to Jefferson's view on farmers, not guns........

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