The clip, which presents powerful images of the KKK and hangings of blacks in America, also makes the case that the latest round of gun control laws could threaten the safety and security of African Americans.
Here is the entire section of the “Black Code” mentioned above. It outlawed firearms ownership by blacks:
4. PENAL LAWS OF MISSISSIPPI
Sec. 1. Be it enacted,…That no freedman, free negro or mulatto, not in the military service of the United States government, and not licensed so to do by the board of police of his or her county, shall keep or carry fire-arms of any kind, or any ammunition, dirk or bowie knife, and on conviction thereof in the county court shall be punished by fine, not exceeding ten dollars, and pay the costs of such proceedings, and all such arms or ammunition shall be forfeited to the informer; and it shall be the duty of every civil and military officer to arrest any freedman, free negro, or mulatto found with any such arms or ammunition, and cause him or her to be committed to trial in default of bail.
“The Second Amendment of the Constitution is a right for all Americans, including blacks, to protect themselves and their families from both private and public violence,” Parker told CNS.com.
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CNS News did get a response to the video from one anti-gun group, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV). Spokesperson Ladd Everitt told CNS, “I don’t think this is the genuine opinion of African-Americans in this country.”
Parker joins a growing chorus of blacks in America who are speaking out in favor of guns. Just last week, Rev. Kenn Blanchard renewed his calls for greater gun freedom while the NRA unveiled a new contributor to its NRANews.com site: young, hip gun advocate Colion Noir.
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