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Black Leaders: Gun Control is "Black People Control"

Simplecaveman Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 11:35 AM
I am well aware of the early history of the country. Keep in mind the Bill of Rights were put there to limit the power of the federal government. Without that, there is tyranny, and there never would have been a Constitution. Liberals want to bend and shape the Constitution to whatever whim they want at that particular time.

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...