Good article.

A lot of people probably aren’t aware of the fact that Black Americans are one of the fastest-growing demographics among those with concealed-carry licenses. The other fast-growing group is women.

I honestly can’t see anything at all to be ashamed about: you’re a gun owner. There are lots of us, at least 80 million by any reasonable estimate, and we come from all racial and ethnic groups and the entire spectrum of political ideology.

Incidentally, even though Timothy McVeigh was undoubtedly a racist, the Oklahoma City Bombing had nothing to do with race: Timothy McVeigh blew up the Murrah Federal Building as a reprisal for federal enforcement actions at Ruby Ridge and Waco. By all accounts, McVeigh hated the U.S. government a lot more than he disliked blacks.

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