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Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« on: November 05, 2013, 01:10:10 pm »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56HThf3mRpw" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56HThf3mRpw</a>

I think the title is maybe a little misleading, but it's mainly saying racists tend to be more likely to own guns.
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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2013, 01:45:51 pm »
water is wet.  Makes sense since the NRA was using the scary black man to market guns

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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2013, 02:09:49 pm »
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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2013, 02:23:33 pm »
I sense another gun debate on the horizon.   Cuz I'm psychic like that.

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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2013, 02:49:11 pm »
I sense another gun debate on the horizon.   Cuz I'm psychic like that.

Hopefully we're smarter than tha... HAHAHAHAHAHA sorry, couldn't keep a straight face.

Also this makes sense.  I wonder if homophobes are also more likely to be gun owners.  And transphobes.
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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2013, 03:12:11 pm »
I sense another gun debate on the horizon.   Cuz I'm psychic like that.
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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2013, 03:27:10 pm »
I don't have one currently, but I don't have anything against people who do as long as they know what the hell they're doing.  It's dumbasses with guns that scare me.

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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2013, 03:43:39 pm »
I don't have anything against people who do as long as they know what the hell they're doing.  It's dumbasses with guns that scare me.
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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2013, 03:50:24 pm »
On a related note, I heard last night that white men who are stopped by the cops for suspicious activity are more likely to be carrying guns than black men, because when cops stop white men, it's because they're actually acting suspicious, whereas the threshold for what it considered "suspicious" behavior is much lower for black men.

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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2013, 03:53:27 pm »
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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #10 on: November 05, 2013, 04:12:18 pm »
Basically that statistics jargon.  Blacks get stopped more actually do fewer bad things

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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2013, 04:17:45 pm »
I sense another gun debate on the horizon.   Cuz I'm psychic like that.

About time we had another gun control debate. I've noticed FQA likes to tiptoe very carefully around that subject because a tiny fraction of forum members go absolutely apeshit defending the second amendment.
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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #12 on: November 05, 2013, 05:04:20 pm »
It's not that we are scared, just that we have had the debate multiple times and no progress has been made. Also, yeah obviously people who are scared and think a race war is going to break (or something like that) are more likely to buy a gun.

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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #13 on: November 05, 2013, 07:34:04 pm »
I sense another gun debate on the horizon.   Cuz I'm psychic like that.

About time we had another gun control debate. I've noticed FQA likes to tiptoe very carefully around that subject because a tiny fraction of forum members go absolutely apeshit defending the second amendment.

I'm inclined to agree. Every time a mass shooting happens, the NRA and gun humpers say "it's too emotional a time to talk about this issue." So, why not now?

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Re: Study about the link between Racism and Gun Ownership
« Reply #14 on: November 05, 2013, 08:14:13 pm »
Yeah, I'm with Queen and Chew here. Everyone seems afraid to talk about this, and I don't get it. Guns are not sacred, and discussing the issues associated with them is not some crime.
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