Weathered photo of the Battle of Lexington

This Day in History

In Front Page, History, Second Amendment, US Constitution by Allen West

Today, April 19th, is the day in 1775 when a shot was fired, heard ‘round the world. It was the day when American patriots took the field at Lexington Green against the greatest power the world knew.

It was the day 245 years ago that we affirmed that an armed individual is a citizen, an unarmed individual is a subject. Tyrants and dictators seek to control people, and that is most easily attained when people cannot defend themselves.

The Sons of Liberty, 245 years ago, made a stand for us at Lexington Green & Concord Bridge. They did so because the British were coming to disarm them. Those who fail to learn American history may live to see it repeated. Click To Tweet

Here we are, 245 years later, in America, where citizens are being dictated to that gun stores and ranges aren’t essential. There are those elected officials who dishonor their oath to our rule of law, Bill of Rights, our Constitution, where our individual right to keep and bear arms, which shall not be infringed, is being undermined.

Today we remember the Sons of Liberty, who, 245 years ago, made a stand for us and for liberty at Lexington Green and Concord Bridge. They did so because the British were coming to disarm them. Those who fail to learn American history may live to see it repeated.

Tyrants and dictators seek to control people, and that is most easily attained when people cannot defend themselves. Click To Tweet

God bless the men of Lexington Green and Concord Bridge. They gave us America. Will we keep it?

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