The president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People called for gun confiscation by the government and a national gun registry like the program implemented in Australia in the 1990s among other gun control measures.
In a Tuesday op-ed entitled, “Gun Safety is about Freedom,” NAACP head Derrick Johnson likened the current anxiety students feel in going to school to that faced by the African American “Little Rock Nine” when they had to be escorted to class by federal troops in the 1950s as part of the Brown v. Board of Education desegregation ruling.
“(F)ear and terror still exist in our children’s classrooms” because of the “National Rifle Association (NRA) and the politicians that support them,” wrote Johnson
He went on to contend that passing gun control legislation is a civil rights issue.
“Given the disproportionate damage gun violence is having on our communities, the NAACP has advocated for sane, sensible laws, to help eliminate or at least to decrease the damage and death caused by gun violence,” Johnson stated.
“Gun” necklace confiscated by air port security
This is what it’s coming to, folks. What’s next? Confiscating dangerous crucifixes, Stars of David, stiletto heels?
Don’t laugh, it’s coming. A one inch long charm on a necklace may “scare” people.
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