The New York Times apparently wants to hear from black gun owners. Huh. What agenda could they possibly have?
In just the past six months, there have been at least three instances in the United States of fatal police shootings of black people who witnesses said were trying to interrupt an active shooting.
In each episode, the putative “good guy with a gun” was a lawfully armed black man whom officers mistook for the gunman, raising questions about police perceptions of black gun owners.
We would like to learn more about the interactions that black gun owners — including those who use guns for work — have with law enforcement officers, with other authorities and with the general public. – New York Times, Are You a Black Gun Owner? We Want to Hear from You.
TTAG has a number of readers who are black and have strong opinions on the subject. If you talk to the Second Amendment enthusiasts at the New York Times, we’d love to hear from you. You can reach us at [email protected].