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Black Lives Matter Has No Claim To The Second Amendment
Townhall.com ^ | July 7, 2020 | Mark Overstreet

Posted on 07/07/2020 7:13:42 AM PDT by Kaslin

During an interview with Fox News’ Martha MacCallum on June 24, the leader of Black Lives Matter’s (BLM) Greater New York chapter, Hawk Newsome, threatened that “if this country doesn’t give us what we want, then we will burn down this system and replace it.” 

He also said that for BLM to “intervene effectively” would be an example of “upholding the Second Amendment.” To the contrary, however, the violence and destruction Newsome threatened, and the violent crimes and property crimes rioters have been committing in support of BLM’s political objectives the last few weeks, are things the Second Amendment is intended to prevent.

As the Supreme Court noted in District of Columbia v. Heller, 2008, the Second Amendment protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms so that a well regulated militia drawn from the people will be able to assure the security of a free state against three threats to life and liberty, two of which are being posed by BLM: insurrection and tyranny.

That insurrection and tyranny are what BLM intends is indicated not only by Newsome’s statements, or by pro-BLM agitators’ attempt to set themselves up as the governments of so-called Autonomous Zones in Seattle, Portland, and several other cities around the country, or by their demand that police officers, National Guardsmen, and other Americans kneel before them. BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors has said that she and her co-founders adhere to a political ideology that seeks to destroy society as we know it.

In 2015, Cullors said, “we actually do have an ideological frame. Myself and Alicia (Garza) in particular are trained organizers. We are trained Marxists.” Karl Marx, for whom Cullors’ and Garza’s ideology is named, advocated in his and Friedrich Engels’ Communist Manifesto “the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions,” including the abolition of private property and the right of inheritance. Not surprisingly, the Communist Party of the USA, in a 2017 survey of its members, found that “many are involved in racial justice groups including Black Lives Matter and the NAACP.”

In 2018, Cullors identified her mentor as Eric Mann, formerly of Students for a Democratic Society and its Weather Underground component, the latter a terrorist group that grew out of the Revolutionary Youth Movement (RYM), which called for “the destruction of U.S. imperialism and the achievement of a classless world: world communism.”

RYM also said blacks “have a right to decide, organize and act on their common destiny as a people apart from white interference.” Similarly, Newsome told Martha MacCallum that he wants “black sovereignty, by any means necessary.”

“Sovereignty” means “dominant power or supreme authority,” which BLM’s insurrectionists and would-be tyrants apparently believe they would have as armed warlords in cities that acquiesce to their demand to abolish their police departments. However, they should be careful what they wish for. In the absence of the police, America’s far more numerous, smarter, better-equipped, better-trained, multi-racial armed citizenry might carry out its militia duties, and do so without the professional restraint with which law enforcement officers almost always carry out theirs.

In sum, the Second Amendment is not Newsome’s dream come true. Were the right to arms brought to bear in the manner contemplated by the Framers of the Bill of Rights, it would be BLM’s biggest nightmare.



TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: banglist; liberalmob; secondamendment

1 posted on 07/07/2020 7:13:42 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

‘Trained Marxists’ never let a crisis go to waste.


2 posted on 07/07/2020 7:18:00 AM PDT by griswold3 (Democratic Socialism is Slavery by Mob Rule)
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To: Kaslin

BLM is a front organization for a marxist overthrow of the USA.
They’re using race as a wrap, but their real mission is an overthrow of the country.
The sooner these dumbazz politicians and white woke libs realize this, the sooner the overthrow can be dealt with.
They should be given two choices and two choices only: Leave the country and never come back or face the death penalty...and that’s being kind.


3 posted on 07/07/2020 7:20:52 AM PDT by lgjhn23 (Libs are a virus.....the DemoVirus!!)
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To: Kaslin

if this country doesn’t give us what we want, then we will burn down this system and replace it.”

“We are trained Marxists.”

“the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions,” including the abolition of private property and the right of inheritance.

he wants “black sovereignty, by any means necessary.”

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That should be enough to scare off anyone in their right mind.


4 posted on 07/07/2020 7:26:10 AM PDT by BBQToadRibs
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To: griswold3

SPJNK.


5 posted on 07/07/2020 7:44:41 AM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: Kaslin
In the absence of the police, America’s far more numerous, smarter, better-equipped, better-trained, multi-racial armed citizenry might carry out its militia duties, and do so without the professional restraint with which law enforcement officers almost always carry out theirs.

If the police and law get out of the way, and we devolve into a Civil War, BLM will not survive the most dangerous phase preceeding a Civil War: settling of scores.

6 posted on 07/07/2020 7:49:29 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (COMDEMS would rather rule over a pile of ashes, than lose to Trump and REAL Americans)
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To: lgjhn23
BLM is a front organization for a marxist overthrow of the USA.

Since the web site (BLM) contributions go to "actblue", the Democrat Party, it is safe to say that this marxist organization is a front for the very communist Democrat Party.

7 posted on 07/07/2020 7:49:48 AM PDT by Thommas
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To: BBQToadRibs

No it should be enough to p*** off anyone in their right mind.


8 posted on 07/07/2020 8:02:38 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Pres. Trump doesn't wear glasses. That's because he's got 2020.")
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To: Kaslin

“We will burn down this country & replace it”

IF blacks are so productive-—WHY do they live on Welfare & Section 8 housing?

IF blacks are so smart-—why don’t they hold more patents?

IF blacks are so able-—why don’t they own their homes??

If blacks are so intelligent-—why do they refuse to attend school & get a usable set of employment skills???

IF blacks are so ___________why are they so destructive of everything created by whites?

They might be able to burn it down...

But to replace it?????????

WITH WHAT?

WHEN?

HOW?

WHERE will the $$$ come from? They have been lining for over 60 years on money provided by WORKING WHITE AMERICANS.

Burn down everything, and all that WELFARE $$$ stops immediately.


9 posted on 07/07/2020 8:06:48 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: ridesthemiles

lining Sb LIVING


10 posted on 07/07/2020 8:07:52 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Kaslin
From the article:
...the violent crimes and property crimes rioters have been committing in support of BLM’s political objectives the last few weeks, are things the Second Amendment is intended to prevent.

That is is undoubtedly true.

Unfortunately, however, the title, "BLM has no claim to the 2dA" is incorrect; at least until BLM is determined to be a criminal organization. Passive BLM supporters also remain entitled to 2dA protection until determined otherwise as a matter of law.

Meanwhile, frightened major U.S. corporations willingly "pay protection money"

One wonders if those payments will be included as "business expenses".

How ironic.

11 posted on 07/07/2020 8:12:28 AM PDT by frog in a pot (Most LEO's will advise, "Continue resisting arrest at your peril".)
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To: lgjhn23

When you loot, burn and riot black neighborhoods you end up with systematic poverty.


12 posted on 07/07/2020 8:25:41 AM PDT by cnsmom
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Yup


13 posted on 07/07/2020 8:28:23 AM PDT by Big Red Badger (,,,,,,The Issue is The Revolution!)
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To: griswold3

Hawk Newsome is a racist punk.


14 posted on 07/07/2020 9:12:13 AM PDT by kiryandil (Chris Wallace: Because someone has to drive the Clown Car)
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To: BBQToadRibs
"if this country doesn’t give us what we want, then we will burn down this system and replace it.”

Good luck with that while you're struggling with lead poisoning, Hawkey boy...

15 posted on 07/07/2020 9:16:56 AM PDT by kiryandil (Chris Wallace: Because someone has to drive the Clown Car)
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To: Big Red Badger

#9


16 posted on 07/07/2020 11:14:35 AM PDT by Big Red Badger (,,,,,,The Issue is The Revolution!)
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