Martin Luther King

MLK’s Arsenal & The Racist Roots of Gun Control in the U.S.

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Martin Luther King, Jr., known for peaceful resistance, at the same time recognized the importance of gun ownership for self-defense. King understood the risks involved in being an outspoken civil rights leader, living in Jim Crow era Alabama, and took measures to protect himself, his family and others around him.

King was a gun owner.  In fact, he had a few guns–one visitor to the King family home described King’s supply of weapons as an “armory.”

Additionally, William Worthy, a journalist who covered the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, reported that he almost sat on a loaded gun while visiting King’s parsonage.

King had also applied for a concealed carry permit, but was turned down.  According to John M. Snyder:

“At one time, King applied for a permit to carry a concealed handgun, but was denied. He was concerned for his personal safety, just as are a lot of law-abiding American citizens. “

The media vs Whitey

Earlier this week, scumbag extraordinaire David Patterson, whined incessantly that race has played a significant role in his negative media coverage and poor all around public standing. As if his utter incompetence and sheer buffoonery hadn't the slightest connection with his currant reality. This is just the latest attempt from a black politician to play the race card, further marginalizing the tremendous struggle and accomplishments from civil rights pioneers like Martin Luther King.

While down in Tennessee the first of several soulless animals, who happen to be black, had escaped the death penalty for the murder, rape, and torture of a young couple, who happen to be white. Letalvis Cobbins, heartless killer, no longer has to worry about being executed by the state; instead the guilty Cobbins will spend the rest of his days in jail, where he will eat, sleep in a warm bed, brag to all his cell mates about
his manly merciless kills, living off of the tax payer's dime.

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