Remember the ‘Battle of Athens’

Did you know?


Detractors of the Second Amendment scoff at the idea of government tyranny.
Ask them if they have heard of the “Battle of Athens, TN” in August, 1946.
The local government rigged elections and deprived citizens of the right to vote.
The result was armed conflict and a dynamited jail / courthouse.
Don’t debate whether it can happen, explain that it already has.

h/t to: Adam @screamingchimp

Related links:Battle of Athens (1946) – Wikipedia

The Battle of Athens – American Heritage

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