Today's American Minute

Right of "the PEOPLE" to Keep & Bear Arms - Inspired by Ancient Israel: "To make yourself powerless is to invite an attack!" - American Minute with Bill Federer

Right of "the PEOPLE" to Keep & Bear Arms - Inspired by Ancient Israel: "To make yourself powerless is to invite an attack!"

Right of "the PEOPLE" to Keep & Bear Arms - Inspired by Ancient Israel: "To make yourself powerless is to invite an attack!" - American Minute with Bill Federer

Denver University Law Review, July15, 2013 published an article "Ancient Hebrew Militia Law," by David B.Kopel, in which he wrote: "New Englanders intensely self-identified with ancient Israel ... Every male 'from the age of twenty years up, all those in Israel who are able to bear arms' ... were obliged to fight, to go forth 'armed to battle' ... Israel relied on a militia, in which citizen soldiers would spend most of their time cultivating their farms, or engaged in other economic production, and would fight only for limited periods (ideally, after the harvest), and only when necessary ... Similarly, during the American Revolution, most men served in their state militias."

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"Remember the Alamo-Remember Goliad": History of New Spain & Texas Independence - American Minute with Bill Federer

"Remember the Alamo-Remember Goliad": History of New Spain & Texas Independence

"Remember the Alamo-Remember Goliad": History of New Spain & Texas Independence - American Minute with Bill Federer

The Texas Declaration ended: "We, therefore, the delegates, with plenary powers, of the people of Texas ... DECLARE, that our political connection with the Mexican nation has forever ended, and that the people of Texas, do now constitute a FREE, SOVEREIGN, and INDEPENDENT REPUBLIC ... Conscious of the rectitude of our intentions, we fearlessly and confidently commit the issue to the decision of the Supreme Arbiter of the destinies of nations."

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The Intertwined History of Armenia with the Roman Empire, the Kingdom of Judea, & Christianity - American Minute with Bill Federer

Armenia's Ancient Past - A Warning on the Fate of Civilizations - American Minute with Bill Federer

The Intertwined History of Armenia with the Roman Empire, the Kingdom of Judea, & Christianity - American Minute with Bill Federer

Harvard Professor George Santayana wrote in Reason in Common Sense (Vol. I of The Life of Reason, 1905): "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

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"Jews of the United States were free & prospered ... in a degree unexampled in Europe"-London Jewish Chronicle, 1862 - American Minute with Bill Federer

"Jews of the United States were free & prospered ... in a degree unexampled in Europe"-London Jewish Chronicle 1862

"Jews of the United States were free & prospered ... in a degree unexampled in Europe"-London Jewish Chronicle, 1862 - American Minute with Bill Federer

In 1862, the London Jewish Chronicle reported: "We now have a few words of the Jews of the United States in general ... The Constitution having established perfect religious liberty, Jews were free in America ... They ... in a comparatively short time, prospered and throve there in a degree unexampled in Europe."

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Dark Slavery History & forgotten individuals who worked to end it - American Minute with Bill Federer

Dark Slavery History & forgotten individuals who worked to end it

Dark Slavery History & forgotten individuals who worked to end it - American Minute with Bill Federer

On February 3, 1790, less than three months before he died, Franklin petitioned Congress to ban slavery:
"For promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the relief of free Negroes unlawfully held in bondage, & the Improvement of the Condition of the African Races ...

A just and accurate conception of the true principles of liberty ... by the blessing of Divine Providence, have been successfully directed to the relieving from bondage a large number of their fellow Creatures of the African Race ...
That mankind are all formed by the same Almighty Being, alike objects of His care and equally designed for the enjoyment of happiness ...

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