The National Rifle Association and other pro-gun-rights organizations have spent decades working to protect the civil rights (yes, firearm ownership is a civil right) of everyone regardless of their race. To claim that pro-gun-rights movements are based on "white men's anxiety about the civil rights movement" is blatantly libelous and does not at all reflect history. Even in its earliest days, the NRA welcomed and helped train black men who wanted to learn to protect themselves and their loved ones from the Klu Klux Klan.
On the other hand, the very first gun-control laws in this country (and many since then) were put in place specifically to take away civil rights from blacks. Professor Burbick's smear is simply unsupported by the facts.
- Kyle Klain on Enough is enough at the Glen Canyon Recreation Area
- Mary Sojourner on Rants from the Hill: Desert Insomnia
- Mary Sojourner on Solace at the end of Homer Spit
- Jennafer Waggoner-Yellowhorse on Why are Hopi rangers impounding sheep at Black Mesa?
- Emma Drew on What’s in the water in Woods Cross?