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Black Leaders: Gun Control is "Black People Control"

JamesB. Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 11:10 AM
Ronald Reagan was for banning assault weapons. Do some reading and research, think tank.
Mike ATX Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 11:26 AM
At the time police chiefs across the US were asking for this type of ban, he was taking their recommendations.

A number of African-American leaders joined together Friday to challenge the gun control proposals currently being considered on Capitol Hill, claiming gun control laws are inherently racist.

“There’s a direct correlation between gun control and black people control,” Stacy Swimp, president and CFO of the Frederick Douglass Society, said at the press conference sponsored by the Center for Urban Renewal and Education(CURE).

Swimp compared the call for universal background checks for gun purchase to the time when blacks were required to register with the government.

“The first gun laws were put into place to register black folks, to make...