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National Review’s David French articulates it very clearly: [A]n assault-weapon ban (along with a ban on high-capacity magazines) would gut the concept of an armed citizenry as a final, emergency bulwark against tyranny.
The cast of characters is a disparate patchwork of Iraqi citizenry, much like the Whatsitsname himself.
But Franklin attracts more interest among its citizenry, so joint classes are held, Dunn said.
The jailhouse motif fits an owner that welcomes the more troubled among the NFL’s citizenry with open and forgiving arms.
The result is a citizenry that does not agree on basic facts, and many of whom distrust the system.
The sheriff archetype is all over popular culture, from Rio Bravo to The Waking Dead, and almost always features some folksy, small-town lawman forced to take matters into his own hands in order to protect the citizenry from all the bad men.
With the end of the cattle trade at Dodge in 1886, its middle class citizenry hoped that its bad reputation would at last subside.
Universal museums like the Met, for all their geopolitical baggage, have an essential role to play in the fostering of a cosmopolitan citizenry.
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Definition of citizenry for English Language Learners
: all the citizens of a place
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