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Black Leaders: Gun Control is "Black People Control"

TX Gal Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 9:03 AM
So let's give them more guns, with fewer restrictions!
cambeul41 Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 4:05 PM
The law abiding ones, yes, they need protection more than most of the rest of us.
TX Gal Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 10:23 AM
Have you read some of the other comments here? Such as those from Awl-whatever-his-name-is? Do you think those aren't racist because he happens to be "conservative"?
Bill1895 Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 9:32 AM
Or encourage black (and everyone else) to learn good morals.
Dan107 Wrote: Feb 24, 2013 9:19 AM
You don't have to give the criminals guns. They have their own supply. It would be nice if law abiding blacks could be in a position to defend themselves.

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...