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Gun control started as a measure to keep people of color from obtaining and keeping constitutionally guaranteed arms. There was no other reason.
BILL KEEP: REAGAN BACKED GUN CONTROL
Published Saturday, December 22, 2012
Bill Keep, Redding
REAGAN BACKED GUN CONTROL: Remember Huey Newton and the Black Panthers? Adam Winkler, professor of constitutional law at UCLA, in an Atlantic article (September, 2011) says they began the modern guns-rights movement. Their opponents? The NRA and, later, Ronald Reagan, both eager to suppress black radicals through strict gun control.