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    The Real And Racist Origins of the Second Amendment

    A Black Agenda Radio commentary by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

    The “well-regulated militia” that the US Constitution's second amendment refers to were slave patrols, land stealers and Indian killers, all quite necessary as the amendment's language states “to the security of a free state” built with stolen labor upon stolen land. Unless and until we acknowledge that history, we cannot have an honest discussion about gun control.

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