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As Asian Americans Seek Safety From A Rise In Attacks, Some Look To Guns

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posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 08:57 AM
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Actually I do not know what is behind the attacks on Asians here in the USA. They work hard and study hard. So now they are under siege for what? Do you buy the spin that its because of Trumps tweets about the Covid-19 connection with China? Or is that a poor deflection. In any event Asians are now buying guns as its their right to do so. I have no issue with it but I am alarmed they are being attacked.

As Asian Americans Seek Safety From A Rise In Attacks, Some Look To Guns

This article was published by NPR. I also attached a link to whats on the front page in a Chinese newspaper. Is this a means of controlling immigration? Why I ask is due to reports of rape at the Southern Border of other migrants.


Asian Americans have been coping with the rise in anti-Asian attacks over the past year in a range of ways. Some are going out in public less. Others are organizing community ambassador programs, or escorts for the elderly. But one small group of people in southern California is thinking about a very different response: Taking up firearms in self defense.


Asians turn to gun shops as attacks rise


With no letup in racist violence in US, fears drive many to resort to self-defense More Asian Americans are arming themselves for protection amid a surge in violence and abuse directed at them during the coronavirus pandemic. Tim Hensley, general manager of Towers Armory, a gun shop in Toledo, Ohio, told China Daily that the number of Asian customers who have come to his store recently has jumped from "a couple of people a week" to "four or five a day". Most of them are first-time gun owners who feel the need to take matters into their own hands to fight for their security, Hensley said from his shop in the industrial suburb of Oregon. "I think people have just now realized that they can buy a gun," he said. "While it wasn't a big priority before all this, now it's becoming: How do I become more self-sufficient and be responsible for my own security and less dependent on public services? So guns become a much cleaner option for you at that point."


All I know is that our country SUCKS. Right here right know. I live in South Carolina outside of Columbia. I was shopping at Kroger's supermarket on Monday and as I walked by with my cart I said in my Southern speak, excuse me. Then the 70 something female approached me and asked just whats going on in the USA. Why me I have no clue? So I said that I have no idea nor do my contacts at the federal level.

This is what she then said; "the pot of water is boiling and you now what is about to happen, and I know you know as I don't have to tell you as you already know it"

Yikes


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posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 09:02 AM
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a reply to: Waterglass

As they should... Democrats tried pandering to Asians but were hit with reality real quick and were reminded that Asians are independent and assimilate while still living by their culture of family and discipline. Not only that, but the whole "Stop Asian Hate" movement was only started after some white dude shot an Asian massage parlor. Nearly every attack before and after that were from black people so the whole white supremacy thing didn't pan out. Democrats fail fast and fail often.



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 09:06 AM
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No, I don't conform to fake news, therefore, their spin and BS narrative have no power.

I see ZERO asian hate crimes and any perpetrated fall under the minority of statistical already present.

What we have here is simply a narrative being exploited and pushed by low info individuals.

I actually encourage many of you to watch the "Local Yokal", your local news station and count how many stories go unnoticed because of MSM spotlighting one story, one event and broadstroke all of us with guilt.

It's all BS.

If the Liberal Media is talkimg about it, chances are, it's literally NOTHING.



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 09:26 AM
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a reply to: Waterglass

So do you know what she thinks you know?

If so just what is it you and she thinks you know. Or are you sticking to having no idea?

It's a crying shame that some folks feel the need to arm themselves for protection in the land of the free.

Anyone who attacks another for anything other than defending life is a scumbag. Problem is there are far to many scumbags walking amoungst us.



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 09:35 AM
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The MSM can’t say orange man bad as often as they did. Now they make up filler to sound relevant.

There is probably no or little increase in these attacks but you are hearing about the ones that do happen more often.
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posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 09:37 AM
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a reply to: Waterglass

I was under the impression that a lot of these attacks were ordinary street crime, and that others were because Asians are seen as unlikely to got to the police and were thus a low risk target for people looking to abuse others.

Is this actually a thing or just liberals looking for more victims of white supremacists?



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 09:56 AM
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Look to the Rooftop Koreans

this is the way



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 10:03 AM
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a reply to: Arnie123

Most people of a specific race or ethnicity are primarily attacked by people of their own race/ethnicity. East Asians are the only demographic whose primary attackers are outside their race/ethnicity. And it's not white people.



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 10:04 AM
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a reply to: AaarghZombies

See my previous post, but average street crime is intra-racial. Crimes against Asians is primarily inter-racial.



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 10:07 AM
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originally posted by: CthruU
a reply to: Waterglass

It's a crying shame that some folks feel the need to arm themselves for protection in the land of the free.


All the more reason to protect yourself, guns or otherwise.

Freedom has consequences, and willfully ignoring the bad parts of human nature is extremely dangerous.



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 10:16 AM
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a reply to: AaarghZombies

All I know is what In read which is fed to us. I don't have the time to go down your path as requested. I have to work and do this stuff on the fly.

Sorry.



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 10:21 AM
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Or are you sticking to having no idea?


So where did you get that? Nice talking point's. I was NOT born in the South but can assimilate into any culture. Ever notice there are those who seek information and those who give it out.

I think she was talking about The Rise of The Confederacy!

I also overheard a bunch of native born subcontractors talking about it before the election in 2020.

WTF
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posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 10:22 AM
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a reply to: LSU2018

Excellent response



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 10:25 AM
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while I get sick to my stomach when I see senseless violence, I fully support the oppressed buying a weapon to defend themselves. When I see video of some asshole pushing, kicking, punching, or otherwise harming old folks, it makes me forget about how much I dislike violence, I feel like that person who did the attack needs to be ended. And what better way for that to happen, but for the attacked to fight back. After a few incidents of the attacker being ventilated, there is a better than average chance the attacks will stop.

Part of me wants to understand why the attacks on Asians is happening, but the other part of me just knows it's wrong and needs to stop.



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 10:25 AM
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If enough Asian-Americans start buying guns, the Biden Admin may cancel their campaign to take guns away from citizens.

Doesn't want to offend his puppet-masters.
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posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 10:28 AM
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It’s is my opinion that every American should be able to defend themselves. It doesn’t matter the color of their skin. It does seem to me that race issues was at an all time low just prior to the Obama administration. I think he stirred the pot. It also appears that mass shoots was dropping off under the Trump administration, now they are on the rise because the media is stirring the pot every day. Just my thoughts.



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 10:41 AM
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a reply to: carewemust

I like that idea.



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 10:45 AM
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a reply to: ltdan08

Is that actually the case though? Asian gangs are some of the most violent and brutal around here and they're usually killing eachother.



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 12:03 PM
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There is no rise other than a rise in violence across the board because the country is becoming lawless.



posted on Apr, 22 2021 @ 12:27 PM
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a reply to: dug88

Here's a paper. Reference the chart of victims and their offenders.

www.palmny.org...



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