The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of the Renaissance

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Now, don't get me wrong, the US HAS and CONTINUES to give more aid to more countries than any other nation in the world. Bogus is correct in saying that the British provision gave Parliament wide latitude in controlling who could own what types of guns, but wrong to conclude that the provision's plain language did not recognize a right of Englishmen. They became involved in almost every labor-intensive endeavor in the country.

Pages: 360

Publisher: Greenhaven Press (December 14, 2007)

ISBN: 0737732164

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