Friday, December 28, 2012

Censored History: "Jefferson's Pockets"

Thomas Jefferson believed strongly that everyone should carry a gun.  He always had his pocket gun with him, even when he was President.  When I was at Monticello a few years ago, they had a "Jefferson's Pockets" display at the visitor's center that among other things included his pocket pistol.  They have since removed the gun due to complaints.

Thomas Jefferson's Pockets Display at Monticello, with his gun removed
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