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Old 27 October 2009, 08:22 PM
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Default Jefferson on Guns

I just saw this on another board that has a 2nd amendment discussion going on:

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

Any idea if it is true? I've heard of swords into plowshares, but guns?
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Old 27 October 2009, 09:26 PM
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http://wiki.monticello.org/mediawiki...uns_into_plows

According to this link there is no evidence that he ever said it.
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Old 27 October 2009, 11:28 PM
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I feel as if that military truism has been around a lot longer than Jefferson anyway.
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