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Dictionary has explanation

The Spokesman-Review

Don Andrews of Liberty Lake does not “understand” to what “well-regulated militia” Curtis Stone belongs (“Read the full amendment,” Letters, May 15).

According to Webster’s, a militia are “those who are not members of the regular armed forces, but who are called to military service in an emergency,” which could include any normal, average private citizen that has a right to keep and bear arms according to our Second Amendment.

I hope this helps Mr. Andrews “understand” more easily what a small amount of research can provide.

Vern Cox



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