06.24.2021

Opinion: America’s gun obsession is rooted in slavery

‘For too long, the second amendment has been portrayed with a founding fathers aura swaddled in the stars and stripes.’    |   ‘For too long, the second amendment has been portrayed with a founding fathers aura swaddled in the stars and stripes.’ | Photo by Eric Gay / AP
A series of slave revolts terrified white residents and helped fuel the rationale for gun ownership.
 
Read the full story at The Guardian | Opinion.