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Sun Sep 23, 2012, 04:36 PM

14. "The Gun Control Act of 1968 was passed not to control guns but to control blacks." Robert Sherrill,

early gun control advocate upon passage of the above-cited act.

He wasn't fooled. Why are you?

You may wish to look up "Saturday Night special" on Wikipedia, a good summation of the veritable stew of racism which marks gun-control measures. And it wasn't just blacks. When the "Sullivan Law" were passed in NYC, it was accompanied by a full measure of anti-Italian sentiment (seems the city was governed by the Irish mob, and they couldn't stand the competition). The anti-Italian sentiment was carried over into early hunting regulations by William Hornaday (early director of the Bronx Zoo) which called for banning the sale of arms to Italians.

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