|Series||Eighteenth century -- reel 1132, no. 33.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||10|
ESSAYAN 3I 31 FOR Regulatingandmakingmoreufeful MILITIATHE OFTHIS KINGDOM. TowhichisaddedaSchemefortheDiftribu- tingMuftersandExercife. Cije&econd€UtionCo^ecteD. Get this from a library! An essay for regulating and making more useful the militia: of this kingdom, on the foot they now stand. With an abstract of the statutes now in use, relating to them: and a scheme for the distributing musters and exercise. By an officer formerly of the army, now a deputy-lieutenant and field officer of the militia. In "An Act for better regulating and training the Militia," the General Assembly seeks to better organize and train the colony's militia during the French and Indian War (–). Previous. Next. Transcription from Original. I. WHEREAS the act of Assembly made in the twelfth year of his majesty's reign, intituled, An act for the better. Code under Title 10 Ch s states: a) the militia of the United States consists of all able bodied males at least 17 years of age and, under 45 and b) the classes of the militia are: (1) the organized militia, which consists of the National Guard and the Naval Militia; and (2) the unorganized militia, which consists of the members of the.
The early American’s believed that a militia was a better security to their liberties than a permanent army. Today, the word militia can be associated with the National Guard. The Supreme Court ruled in that state and local governments were required . Written by Alexander Hamilton Published Wednesday, January 9, To the People of the State of New York: THE power of regulating the militia, and of commanding its services in times of insurrection and invasion are natural incidents to the duties of superintending the common defense, and of watching over the internal peace of the Confederacy.. It requires no skill in the science of war to. The strongest argument for gun control is found in the 2nd amendment itself, which reads: A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep. " A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." To answer the question presented, we must start out by telling you that there are several opinions as to what the meaning of "well regulated militia" actually means.
The militia, long a staple of republican thought, loomed large in the deliberations of the Framers, many of whom were troubled by the prospect of a standing army in times of peace. The Supreme Court has officially defined the controversial Second Amendment by stating that states have the right to maintain a militia separate from a federally controlled army (Gale Encyclopedia, pg. ). However, “Courts have consistently held that the state and federal governments may lawfully regulate the sale, transfer. In one essay, he posited that a "well regulated Militia" is an anomaly. And there's Warren Burger, who served as chief justice of the Supreme Court from to Anyone who pays attention to contemporary debates and discussions among this country’s “constitutionalists” and “patriots” about the meaning of the Second Amendment soon comes upon the contention that the phrase “[a] well regulated Militia” does not refer to “regulation” by government. Instead, it supposedly means that the individuals who form a “militia” on their own are.