Skip to comments.What if the NRA had a membership of mostly blacks? (Video) [Thou shalt spew]
Posted on 12/23/2012 7:28:34 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
As the battle for the gun rages on, an intriguing question came to mind: what if the NRA was mostly black and brown folks, would we even be having this conversation? Lets take it a step further; what if mass murderer Adam Lanza was a young black, Hispanic or Middle Eastern male?
The National Rifle Association is politically and socially powerful, there is no disputing that. They have their tentacles deeply buried in our legislative discourse and have successfully maintained their stronghold through many gun massacres and other gun violence over the years.
Until this latest school tragedy, which is cataclysmic in the scheme of gun violence in America. This time it was mostly young elementary aged children butchered and the diabolical nature of it has sent the gun debate to critical levels.
The second amendment has always been used as the staunch defender of US citizens rights to bear armsall of it, even the high-powered killing machine like the Bushmaster, used in the Sandy Hook school shootings.
After remaining mute since the slayings in Newtown, Conn., the NRA issued a statement Friday calling for armed guards in every school, instead of saying lets address the massive amounts of guns flooding our communities.
But what if most of the 4.3 million members of the NRA were law abiding black and brown folks? (Currently, there are a reported 73,700 folks of color in the NRA. Read more here). I saw a Tweet floating around the social network that read, Let people of color start joining the NRA in droves and becoming gun nuts to protect our neighborhoods; regulation would happen swiftly. In fact I venture further to say the NRA would have died a swift death a long time ago...
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What a racist! Oh wait! she’s a Leftie, I forgot, she’s allowed to be racist. Never mind.
I must say, when you look at a lot of this stuff it is necessary to see if it is satire or not.
But, deep down you know it isn’t and these idiots are really this shallow and uninformed.
The ‘new’ criteria is ‘if you are white, you are racist’. End of statement.
I have declared I am a [racist, sexist, homophobe] etc if, for nothing else just so ‘they’ can’t accuse me anymore.
They’ve gone back to the race-baiting-well so many times on so many issues that they don’t even make an effort at honest debate anymore.
If most of the 4.3 million members of the NRA were law abiding black and brown folks, violent crime in minority-concentrated areas would likely be much lower because law-abiding citizens wouldn't let themselves be disarmed with the same vigor. One thing emboldens criminals with guns more than anything else: the knowledge that law-abiding residents won't have have a gun to defend themselves.
When they start to play the race card its because they not nothing left to play. We will win in the end. They may get the assault rifles and the big magazines but—noting else unless they want CW II.
Well, because most inner city blacks own ILLEGAL GUNS, so there would be no point in their paying dues to the NRA.
I don’t know the exact figures, but I think something like 70 or 80% of gun murders in this country are committed by blacks or hispanics. And they don’t belong to the NRA. And they do their killings mostly in gun-free inner cities.
Recall the old warning that he who controls the meaning of words controls the outcome of a debate. In the context of Critical Race Theory, this was never more true than in the current discourse about being “black” in America. So, just exactly is meant by “race” and especially, by “black”?
When Nobel Prize winning poet Tony Morrison, who is African-American, can write an October 1988 New Yorker article titled “Clinton as the first black president”, then what is “black”? When the NAACP calls the black conservative Kenneth Gladney, “not black enough”, and “not a brother” then what is “black”? When Time magazine’s Jack White calls Supreme Court Justice Thomas, “the scariest of all the hobgoblins”, saying “Washington seems to be filled with white men who make black people uneasy”, than what is “black”? And when Obama, a man whose mother is Caucasian, and whose father is only part African Negro and and part Arab, can tell us his autobiography that in his youth he struggled with his racial identity before *deciding* to be black, what is “black”?
When Bill Maher, during a panel discussion on HBO complains that Obama’s policies are “half-assed” “because hes only half black.” and that “if he was fully black, Im telling you, he would be a better president.”, and that “there’s a white man in him holding him back”, than what is “black”?
“Black” in all these contexts, as well as Juan Williams’s complaint on Fox News that the extraordinarily lopsided expression of Missouri voter sentiment in August of 2010 rejecting ObamaCare (in one county by 92%) was really about race, is not about “race” at all. It is about ideology, socialist ideology. Clearly, “black” is really RED.
After the vote on the gun bill, we should pull what the left pulled on Scott Walker and start recall action on everyone that votes for it. I know some states don’t allow for recall.
That's all they're after this time. That's a win for them. They are masters of incrementalism.
I own one or two Ar 15s. How do I get one of those ‘assault rifles’?
18 + 1 rounds and most of them don't even know where "the bullets" go.
What if NOW really supported women instead of liberal misogynists?
I showed him the same gun, only with a black plastic stock and tactical doodads, again I didn't mention that it was semiauto. He shouted that THOSE type of guns are the problem in America. I mentioned that they were the same gun; he blustered and muttered.
I've come to the conclusion that these liberals have no concrete plan aside from banning all 'scary looking' guns.
If the NRA was composed of mostly blacks, they would be training to “Get Whitey”.
Assault rifles and big magazines are exactly what the 2nd protects. Don’t kid yourself, if we won’t fight to stop this we won’t fight for anything else.