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Letter: Constitution's framers overthrew government

In reference to John Burn's letter in the April 11 edition on what the Second Amendment really means, I quote Burns: "Consider that the framers were wealthy and well-educated men who certainly would not have wanted a bunch of gun fanatics forming militias, to overthrow the government."

You mean wealthy and well-educated men such as: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Benedict Arnold, Nathanael Green, William Heath, Henry Knox, Ethan Allen ... who led the "gun fanatics" at the Battles of Lexington, Concord, Bunker Hill, Trenton, Bennington, Staten Island, Charleston ... as they overthrew the government?

Nathan Nielsen