Skip to comments.THE LONG, RACIST HISTORY OF GUN CONTROL IN AMERICA
Posted on 05/02/2013 11:50:07 AM PDT by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny
After the Civil War, Democrats still did not recognize the full humanity and maturity of blacks and crusaded to deny them the rights attached to citizenship- in particular, the right of armed self-defense...
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Justice Thomas’ concurrence in Heller is a much better historical background on the history of gun control.
Not to be “racist” but just to show they had a point”
In 2002, firearm homicide was the number one cause of death for 15-34 year old African- Americans.
In 2002, the firearm death rate for African-Americans was over twice that of whites.
In 2002, an African-American male under age 30 was nearly 9 times more likely to be murdered than a white male under age 30.
In 2003, 91 percent of African-American murder victims were slain by African-American offenders.
In 2002, African-American males accounted for 47 percent of all homicide victims, while they only account for 6 percent of the entire population.
For some reason, I found it extremly hard to find statistics that show the percentage of gun violence by race. A sheer Co=inkydink I am sure.
I do not advocate denying Black Americans their second Amendment rights, I do suggest that if the police are looking for guns in the hands of criminals that should not have them, that they start in Black Neighborhoods.
But I figure handing out tickets for speeding is a much easier, and safer job. Just statistically a happier hunting ground.
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