Monday, July 08, 2013

Early gun control laws

In New Haven, in the 1600s, one could be fined for coming to prayer service without a gun. (Source: Bernard Bailyn, The Barbarous Years, p. 501)

1 comment:

  1. Well, in colonial times, religion was quite ... forceful.


Euphemisms II

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