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Wrong. The NRA did support regulation in the 30's and again in the 60's in response to JFK killing. But it took the side of the panthers referring to ATF agents as "jackbooted thugs" see good article on this : http://www.theatlantic.com/maga...ngle_page=true

@VicZinc Wrong. The NRA did support regulation in the 30's and again in the 60's in response to JFK killing. But it took...

From what I understand, this political change within the NRA happened in the 1970s, and that in the 60s the movement for gun control, endorsed by the NRA, was at least partially fueled by the fear of a potential black uprising. The NRA supported the Gun Control Act of 1968, and it has been suggested that this law was meant not so much to control guns but to control blacks.

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@MusicIsAGift From what I understand, this political change within the NRA happened in the 1970s, and that in the 60s the...

Your time line seems to match the historic record. NRA did support the bill and many in congress sought the bill to control the radical black movement. The connection between NRA and suppression of blacks in unclear and some documented NRA pronouncement clearly indicate that the leadership supported the rights of those black militants whose firearms were legally obtained.

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