Progressives, those who believe in political correctness,
and anti-gun people should stop reading here. We forewarn
you that this post contains facts concerning the 2nd
Amendment and the weapon technology of the day. Continue
reading at your own risk.
Those who say the second amendment was meant only for
muskets and not “assault” weapons know nothing about
Joseph Belton. Who is he you ask?
Mr. Belton was an inventor and gunsmith who lived in
Philadelphia and informed the Continental Congress in 1777
that he had invented a musket that could fire 16
Consecutive shots in 20 seconds. He claimed he could prove
said guns were accurate at 200 yards.
Congress then ordered 100 of his new guns but things got
hung up on “reasonable compensation” for his time. Mr.
Belton thought his time was worth a lot more than Congress
as his weapon would give an advantage to all who…
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