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What if the NRA had a membership of mostly blacks? (Video) [Thou shalt spew]
All Voices ^ | December 23, 2012 | Veronica S.

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? Let’s 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 arms—all 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 let’s 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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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; blacks; guncontrol; minorities; nra; racism; sandyhook; secondamendment; whites
I love it when people write on a subject so obviously outside their experience and knowledge. I wonder if Veronica has ever even held a firearm in her hands, much less used one? And I guarantee you that there are more than 74,000 minority members in the NRA (she somehow misunderstood her referenced site) when the rolls are being expanded at a rate of over 8,000 a day.
1 posted on 12/23/2012 7:28:54 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What a racist! Oh wait! she’s a Leftie, I forgot, she’s allowed to be racist. Never mind.


2 posted on 12/23/2012 7:33:21 PM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

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.


3 posted on 12/23/2012 7:42:40 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

VeronicaS

4 posted on 12/23/2012 7:43:38 PM PST by kcvl
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

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.


5 posted on 12/23/2012 7:46:13 PM PST by Washi (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
But what if most of the 4.3 million members of the NRA were law abiding black and brown folks?

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.

6 posted on 12/23/2012 7:56:09 PM PST by jz638
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To: Washi

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.


7 posted on 12/23/2012 8:03:34 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

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.


8 posted on 12/23/2012 8:08:57 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

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 he’s only half black.” and that “if he was fully black, I’m 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.


9 posted on 12/23/2012 8:10:00 PM PST by theBuckwheat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

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.


10 posted on 12/23/2012 8:10:42 PM PST by Boiling point (Socialism; Ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
They may get the assault rifles and the big magazines but—

That's all they're after this time. That's a win for them. They are masters of incrementalism.

11 posted on 12/23/2012 8:22:50 PM PST by Washi (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: Washi

I own one or two Ar 15s. How do I get one of those ‘assault rifles’?


12 posted on 12/23/2012 8:24:55 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

18 + 1 rounds and most of them don't even know where "the bullets" go.

13 posted on 12/23/2012 8:38:05 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What if NOW really supported women instead of liberal misogynists?


14 posted on 12/23/2012 8:52:19 PM PST by Baynative
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I showed somebody a picture of a semiautomatic rifle with a wooden stock and no accessories, and he said it was fine (I didn't mention it was semi auto).

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.

15 posted on 12/23/2012 9:20:35 PM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: txnativegop

If the NRA was composed of mostly blacks, they would be training to “Get Whitey”.


16 posted on 12/24/2012 5:13:06 AM PST by Tupelo (I'm an old man and most people hate me, but I don't like them either so that makes it all even.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

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.


17 posted on 12/24/2012 5:35:39 AM PST by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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