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Synonyms for militia


Synonyms for militia

the entire body of physically fit civilians eligible by law for military service

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Further, since the Prefatory Clause announces the purpose of the Amendment, it demonstrates that, at the very least, the right to keep and bear arms is expressly guaranteed for the purpose of maintaining a well-regulated citizens' militia.
The citizens' militia has occupied three of the villages since Saturday and is trying to push the Taliban out of the other two.
At an Estes Park, Colorado, meeting following the Weaver incident, Dees reports, "Plans were laid for a citizens' militia movement like none this country has known.
Citizens' militias are being set up in the fightback against Islamists who are imposing Sharia law in parts of northern Mali where they have seized control.
In Pensacola, militias are promoted by Chuck Baldwin, the pastor of Crossroads Baptist Church, who hosts a radio show on the Christian Patriot Network and invites listeners to call in: "We're talking about citizens' militias, Federal government's encroachment on individual rights, New World Order, United Nations, gun control, it's all related.
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