- Jun 20, 2005
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- NW OK
The real racism associated with the Second Amendment isn't in the rights of gun ownership.
SECOND AMENDMENT / JEFF JACOBY / AUG. 2, 2021
The Very Racist History of Gun Control
“For much of American history, gun-control measures, like many other laws, were used to oppress African Americans,” Adam Winkler, a constitutional scholar at UCLA, has written. In blatant disregard of the Second Amendment’s guarantee, Southern states enacted laws prohibiting black people, enslaved and free alike, from owning firearms.