Skip to comments.Sorry Libs, The NRA Was There to Help Blacks Defend Themselves From KKK Democrats, Not the...
Posted on 12/04/2012 8:57:30 AM PST by smoothsailing
December 3, 2012
On September 28, 1868, a mob of Democrats massacred nearly 300 African-American Republicans in Opelousas, Louisiana. The savagery began when racist Democrats attacked a newspaper editor, a white Republican and schoolteacher for ex-slaves. Several African-Americans rushed to the assistance of their friend, and in response, Democrats went on a “Negro hunt,” killing every African-American (all of whom were Republicans) in the area they could find. (Via Grand Old Partisan)
Which brings us to today…
Asshat Jason Whitlock, the Kansas City columnist whose article on Jovan Belcher‘s murder-suicide inspired an anti-gun rant by NBC’s Bob Costas, now says that the pro-Second Amendment National Rifle Association is “the new KKK,” Newsbusters’ Tim Graham reported Monday.
Obviously, Whitlock is as ignorant as he is offensive.
The NRA actually helped blacks defend themselves from violent KKK Democrats in the south, not the other way around.
Ann Coulter wrote about the history of blacks and the NRA back in April.
This will give you an idea of how gun control laws worked. Following the firebombing of his house in 1956, Dr. Martin Luther King, who was, among other things, a Christian minister, applied for a gun permit, but the Alabama authorities found him unsuitable. A decade later, he won a Nobel Peace Prize.
How’s that “may issue” gun permit policy working for you?
The NRA opposed these discretionary gun permit laws and proceeded to grant NRA charters to blacks who sought to defend themselves from Klan violence — including the great civil rights hero Robert F. Williams.
A World War II Marine veteran, Williams returned home to Monroe, N.C., to find the Klan riding high — beating, lynching and murdering blacks at will. No one would join the NAACP for fear of Klan reprisals. Williams became president of the local chapter and increased membership from six to more than 200.
But it was not until he got a charter from the NRA in 1957 and founded the Black Armed Guard that the Klan got their comeuppance in Monroe.
Williams’ repeated thwarting of violent Klan attacks is described in his stirring book, “Negroes With Guns.” In one crucial battle, the Klan sieged the home of a black physician and his wife, but Williams and his Black Armed Guard stood sentry and repelled the larger, cowardly force. And that was the end of it.
As the Klan found out, it’s not so much fun when the rabbit’s got the gun.
The NRA’s proud history of fighting the Klan has been airbrushed out of the record by those who were complicit with the KKK, Jim Crow and racial terror, to wit: the Democrats.
Sadly, asshat Whitlock will get away with his outrageous lies.
The early KKK Democrats would be proud.
There weren’t an African Americans in 1868. Can we please stop calling those people that silly name?
Just more idiotic statements from those infested with White Guilt. Planned Parenthood is the KKK.
I have read that 5000 people were lynched by the KKK in the years after the Civil War.
1500 White Republicans.
No black person was ever lynched by a Republican.
Grand Kleagle and Exalted Cyclops
For what’s its worth, I read in the NRA magazine (hunting) that only 3% of all gun owners belong to the NRA. NOW THATS A CRIME.
I see Monroe has always been a nice town.
I see Monroe has always been a nice town.
Yea, well I belonged for over 30 years, right up until 2010. Then they funded two nasty dem house incumbents here. They don't need my support to do that.
Understand your feelings. But without the NRA, we could just turn our guns in to the ferrel administration. Their working on getting crap on the books and without the NRA, we will all be criminal.
I too don’t like every endorsement they choose, but it’s the best fighter we have.
It has its share of problems, that’s for sure.
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