As the elite flock to Beverly Hill’s only gun store in search of guns to defend themselves, California’s poor minorities struggle to get through the state’s many laws on gun control and acquire a gun to use for the safety of themselves and their families.
On December 30, 2021, Breitbart News noted that the rich and famous flock to Beverly Hill Guns to protect themselves from the madness that has pervaded daily life in Los Angeles.
FOX News is now reporting that other Californians, especially minorities, find it difficult to acquire a gun.
Geneva Solomon, owner of Redstone Firearms in Los Angeles County, told FOX News: “The gun control laws here are in place and intended to disproportionately affect members of minority communities.”
Additionally, Solomon underscored the “good cause” requirement to obtain a concealed transport permit, suggesting that this requirement may disadvantage minorities, and in particular single-parent minority households, when it comes to proving their importance.
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She said: “If the single parent walks home and cannot prove that they are ‘important’ by taking money or valuables from them, it can be very difficult. Which dates back to ‘[good] CCW’s assurance cause requirement. Having ‘[good] cause ‘is too large a gray area. This means that it is up to the interpretation of the person interviewing you and may lead to an underlying bias. “
Solomon finally summed up his point by stating that “California has postal code gun control.”
California abolished the open carrying of loaded firearms in 1967 and in 2018, KRON-TV’s Warren Olney wrote a Chronicle of San Francisco editorial claiming the movement against open porterage was a response to the armed Black Panthers.
On May 3, 1967, armed Black Panthers gathered on the steps of the California Capitol. During the rally, a Black Panther reportedly spoke to a television cameraman, denouncing “the racist California legislature” for “keeping blacks disarmed and powerless.”
History.com reports that the Black Panthers have indicated that California’s gun laws played a role in “the subjugation of African Americans.”
The Mulford Act, prohibiting the open carrying of loaded firearms, was passed in April 1967 and was enacted in July of the same year.
UCLA law professor Adam Winkler observed: “The law was part of a wave of laws that were passed in the late 1960s to regulate firearms, particularly to target Afro- Americans. He also highlighted the 1968 Gun Control Act, “which passed new laws prohibiting certain people from owning firearms, providing for increased licensing and inspections of gun dealers, and restricting the use of firearms. import of cheap Saturday night promotions. [pocket pistols] that were popular in some urban communities.
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