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The pervasion of illegal guns in America's black and Latino communities is a result of "government-sponsored racism," akin to "slavery, segregation, black codes [and] Jim Crow," Rahm Emanuel's new police chief, Garry McCarthy, told parishioners at St. Sabina's Church earlier this month....."Now I want you to connect one more dot on that chain of the African American history in this country, and tell me if I’m crazy: Federal gun laws that facilitate the flow of illegal firearms, into our urban centers across this country, that are killing our black and brown children," he said.
Though advocates of equal justice and freedom should celebrate the McDonald ruling, politicians are already plotting to hedge against it. The Chicago Sun-Times reported Monday that Mayor Richard Daley wants to require extensive training for gun owners, frequent firearms registration, recurring criminal background checks and a possible insurance requirement for gun owners. He'll make it too expensive for average citizens to keep and bear arms. Poll taxes made it too expensive for minorities to vote, but the 14th Amendment ultimately prevailed.
The U.S. Supreme Court may have finally ended illegal gun control. The court voted 5-4 against Chicago's ban, giving clear direction to lower courts that had deferred gun ban challenges to the high court. In short order, the Chicago ban and others like it should go the way of Jim Crow laws......If it seems gauche to compare gun bans with segregation, it's only because Jim Crow laws are remembered in terms of separate drinking fountains and the like. Yet the most ominous Crow laws outlawed guns — for black people. Much of the Supreme Court's decision Monday in McDonald v. Chicago was based on racial considerations and concerns about the routine murders of disarmed blacks.
Originally posted by LargeFries
reply to post by Logarock
if the Clowns of Washington DC really gave a damn about unlicensed street crime firearms they would close the loops where guns are still easily available. most of us read the same news, it's no mystery where to go to drop cash on the counter and buy cheap steel.
TPTB have no problem with people killing each other on the street. just another piece of the divide and conquer puzzle to keep people from unifying. our 'fearless leaders' well know their heads would be on pikes in short time if Americans banded together to eliminate the True Evil: the politicians who put it all in motion.