Over at Human Events:

No doubt, if not for the well armed and courageous Patriots who, at all costs, sought to garner freedom for future generations, the Declaration of Independence would not have been adopted by Congress on July 4, 1776, just 19 months later.

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So, it comes as quite a shock that today, 237 years after the Battles of Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts has a pathetic, sorrowful, demeaning slew of gun control laws and regulations that would make any Second Amendment loving American turn green in color due to rapid, acidic stomach upheaval.

Yet folks there continue to vote for politicians who would deny them the rights of Patriots — the theme of the piece.