Virginia Citizens Militia
“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.”
CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES SECOND AMENDMENT
“That a well regulated militia composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the proper, natural and safe defense of a free state, therefore, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed , that standing armies, in times of peace, should be avoided as dangerous to liberty, and that in all cases the military should be under strict subordination to, and governed by, the civil power.”
CONSTITUTION OF THE COMMONWEATH OF VIRGINIA SECTION 13, ARTICLE 1, BILL OF RIGHTS
The mission of the Virginia Citizens Militia shall be to establish and maintain a well trained, well armed militia to support and defend the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Constitution of the United States of America.