Growing Momentum for Black Gun Ownership

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A man walks in the crowd during a pro-gun rally, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Richmond, Va. Thousands of pro-gun supporters are expected at the rally to oppose gun control legislation like universal background checks that are being pushed by the newly elected Democratic legislature. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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On Monday, tens of thousands of people rallied outside of the state capital to protest state Democrats’ plans for gun control legislation. Despite what may have appeared to be a lack of diversity in the crowd of tens of thousands, there is a growing movement of African Americans who are in support of the Second Amendment. The African American Gun Association has 30,000 members, 60% of whom are Black women.

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