More Blacks See Gun Ownership As Civil Rights Cause

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Despite black legislators' championing in Congress of gun restrictions, many African Americans see gun ownership as an important civil rights cause, in the spirit of abolitionist Frederick Douglass’ comment in 1867 that a man’s rights lay in three boxes: “the ballot box, the jury box and the cartridge box,” McClatchy Newspapers reports. Fifty four percent of blacks see gun ownership as a good thing, compared with 29 percent . . .

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