Quote of the Day: African American Gun Rights In Perspective

From The Truth About Guns:  http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2017/11/robert-farago/quote-day-african-american-gun-rights-perspective/

Nov 27, 2017

“Gun ownership in the black community has been key to achieving many of the gains that we enjoy today. The marches of the Civil Rights Movement and the accompanied voting registration drives in the Jim Crow South would have been impossible without the Black people from those towns who hosted the out of town marchers in their homes and protected those same marchers with firearms against domestic terrorist attacks from [Ku Klux] Klan members and white mobs. While some of the current gun control laws were well intentioned and others weren’t, I don’t think that the current gun control law structure has had the desired effect of reducing gun violence.” – National African Americans Gun Association President Douglas Jefferson, quoted in Guns ‘key’ to African American equality: NAAGA

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