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TX:Come and Take It means to Restore Open Carry Protections

 

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TX:Come and Take It means to Restore Open Carry Protections

 

Gun Watch ^ | 24 August, 2013 | Dean Weingarten

 

Posted on Friday, August 23, 2013 4:52:36 PM by marktwain

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some people may not know that the Texas revolution for independence against dictatorial rule, like the American revolution, started with an attempt to disarm the citizens.

 

 

 

 

 

 

When the upstart government of Santa Anna, who had taken over the Mexican state in a coup, tried to take a small cannon that the citizens of Gonzales, Texas had for defense against hostile indians, the citizens put into English the famous Greek phrase of the Spartans, Molon Labe and said:

 

Come and take it!

 

One of the flags at the recent open carry demonstration in Kingwood, a Houston suburb

 

It has been taken as the moniker in Kingwood, Texas by an open carry group determined to restore and defend their rights under the Second Amendment and the Texas Constitution. The original Texas declaration of rights of 1836 and the constitution of 1845 had strong right to keep and bear arms protections. From the 1836 declaration of rights:

 

“Every citizen shall have the right to bear arms in defence of himself and the republic.”

 

and the 1845 Texas Constitution:

 

“Every citizen shall have the right to keep and bear arms in the lawful…………………

 

EXCERPT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

via TX:Come and Take It means to Restore Open Carry Protections.

 

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IS THIS MAN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF...

IS THIS MAN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE LEADER OF THE FREE WORLD, MENTALLY ILL? (Photo credit: SS&SS)

 

 

 

 

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  1. September 4, 2013 at 10:45 AM | #1

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