Founder’s Quote

Daily Reading & Meditation: Thursday (January 24)
January 24, 2019
Saint of the Day for January 24: Francis de Sales (Aug. 21, 1567-Dec. 28, 1622)
January 24, 2019

We the people

“Whereas, to preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them; nor does it follow from this, that all promiscuously must go into actual service on every occasion. The mind that aims at a select militia, must be influenced by a truly anti-republican principle; and when we see many men disposed to practice upon it, whenever they can prevail, no wonder true republicans are for carefully guarding against it.” —Federal Farmer (1787)