"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
- Second Amendment (U.S. Constitution)
"Where in the name of common-sense, are our fears to end if we may not trust our sons, our brothers, our neighbors, our fellow-citizens? What shadow of danger can there be from men who are daily mingling with the rest of their countrymen and who participate with them in the same feelings, sentiments, habits and interests?"
- Alexander Hamilton
"Whenever governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people, they always attempt to destroy the militia, in order to raise an army upon their ruins."
- Elbridge Gerry
"And what country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time, that this people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms... The tree of Liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants."
- Thomas Jefferson
"A militia, when properly formed, are in fact the people themselves... and include all men capable of bearing arms."
- Richard Henry Lee
"A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government."
- George Washington
"Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords, and every other terrible implement of the soldier, are the birthright of an American... The unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people."
- Tenche Coxe
"The militia is the natural defense of a free country against sudden foreign invasions, domestic insurrections, and domestic usurpations of power by rulers."
- Joseph Story
"I ask you sir, who are the militia? They consist now of the whole people."
- George Mason
"As the greatest danger to liberty is from large standing armies, it is best to prevent them by an effectual provision for a good militia."
- James Madison
"Are we at last brought to such a humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our own defense? Where is the difference between having our arms in our possession and under our own direction, and having them under the management of Congress? If our defense be the real object of having those arms, in whose hands can they be trusted with more propriety, or equal safety to us, as in our own hands?"
- Patric Henry
"What, sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army, the bane of liberty."
- Elbridge Gerry
"Finally, the adjective "well-regulated" implies nothing more than the imposition of proper discipline and training."
U.S. Supreme Court (D.C. v. Heller)
"Whenever the militia comes to an end, or is despised or neglected, I shall consider this union dissolved, and the liberties of North America lost forever."
- John Adams
Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined."
- Patric Henry
"Blessed be the LORD my rock and my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight the battle." - (Psalm144:1)
The American Militia Association supports "We the People", the true sovereign rulers of the United States, and the militia as it was well understood to be defined by the founders of the Constitution.

We are bound by law to educate you with only the truth as well as arm you with the tools necessary to protect and defend your rights, against all enemies, foreign or domestic.

Our requirements to serve the public in this manner is made clear under our Articles of Incorporation which state, "The American Militia Association is incorporated ... exclusively for educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 and its regulations, as they now exist or as they may hereafter be amended for the specific purpose of promoting and enhancing the general welfare of communities across the United States as an agency for education, research, public safety and public service; to operate schools of instruction with a focus on constitutional law, community service, civil defense, disaster preparedness, weapon safety, survival techniques and first responder training; and to operate media stations and networks for the extension of these purposes."

We are NOT a standing army and we have NO political purpose. We are also bound by IRS regulations regarding 501(c)(3) tax exemption to educate and provide direct charitable benefits to the public in the form of community service and public safety without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religious or political affiliation.

The American Militia Association is not a "national militia" and our students and volunteer staff are not "our soldiers". We have no military command objectives or legal authority to introduce them. We recognize that, in fact, You Are The Militia! - unless specifically exempted by law.

A closer look at our four exclusive purposes reveal the following:

Education - We have an extensive curriculum that starts with our basic course which covers important topics regarding our nation's founding and the role of the militia. The basic course is FREE for individuals who earn less than 150% of the federally established poverty level and just $25 for all others. This course may be taken online or through a certified training partner or local AMA sponsored facility in your area. Enroll Today!

Research - The American Militia Association regularly investigates violations of the Constitution of the United States and other binding documents which members of Government are duty bound to uphold and defend. The Association also engages in other research projects regarding the effectiveness of training curriculums and equipment used to support local service volunteers. All registered students and certified partners of the Association are welcome to participate in our research programs, provide evidence or claims, or make use of our secure online research tools.

Public Saftey - The American Militia Association actively organizes and trains local individuals and groups providing voluntary public safety services which include auxillary policing, fire fighting, search and rescue operations with or without K-9 support, Community Emergency Response Teams, Neigborhood Watches and detective agencies in order to lessen the burdens of government.

Public Service - We provide direct charitable benefits to individuals and organizations, inluding financial grants to obtain the skills and materials necessary for their public saftety duties.

The mission of the American Militia Association is to support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America by training and arming the people of this nation.

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