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Author: 2nd Amendment Made Civil Rights Movement Possible
| June 6,2014
| Awr Hawkins
Posted on 06/06/2014 8:12:22 AM PDT by Biggirl
In his new book, This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made The Civil Rights Movement Possible, journalist Charles Cobb shows how important guns were not only to leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. but also to many black Southerners who "believed in both nonviolence and self-defense."
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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Alabama; US: Mississippi; US: New York; US: Rhode Island
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posted on 06/06/2014 8:12:22 AM PDT
Most gun control laws were passed due to racism, to keep guns out of the hands of blacks. Most gun control laws still do that very thing, making it illegal (or too expensive) to own a gun for self-defense.
posted on 06/06/2014 8:18:46 AM PDT
I’d think most black homeowners in the rural south to be pretty well armed. In fact, drop the word ‘black’ and it’s an even closer demographic.
posted on 06/06/2014 9:13:42 AM PDT
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