Even militia can be nationalized.

Scott Markowitz redbeard at ufl.edu
Wed Jul 2 11:11:39 PDT 2008

Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't he speaking of people acting through 
their states, rather than through the national government?

Scott Markowitz
University of Florida

Calvin Johnson wrote:
> . George Mason argued in Virginia that if you allow nationalization of 
> the militia, then Congress can send the Georgia militia to New 
> Hampshire and vice versa, which would be such harassment that people 
> would abolish the militias and rely on the standing army, Speech to 
> the Virginia Ratification Convention, June 14, 1788, 3 ELLIOT’S 
> DEBATES 387.

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