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Black Leaders: Gun Control is "Black People Control"

Mike ATX Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 11:46 AM
Name calling, name calling, name calling - no substance. And the article isn't about caring for any groups, it's about a group of people who typically vote very strongly for the democrat party oppose more gun rights restrictions. Liberals nearly wet their pants anytime a republican goes against a conservative issue and hold that person up as a 'maverick'. Grow up and accept that not all Democrats and or liberals believe the way you think they should.

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...