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Response to AtheistCrusader (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 5, 2019, 01:02 PM

2. Historically,

There is also a strong racist element involved in gun control, which is obvious in regards to the Black Panthers. In 1966 it was legal to open carry in California. The Black Panthers started under the idea of self-protection and they policed their own communities and acted as witnesses to police abuses, etc.

Well, that immediately spurred action, and because of that, California passed gun control laws, (the Mulford Act) because of that and made loaded, open carry illegal.

BTW: The Black Panthers never discharged their weapons, pointed them at people, or threatened them.

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