This article first appeared at the McAlvany Intelligence Advisor on Wednesday, October 1, 2014:
When John Lott, Second Amendment expert and author of More Guns, Less Crime, learned about how Chicago’s gun permit laws were impacting the city’s poor blacks, he said:
You really need to ask whether or not politicians are consciously trying to disarm certain groups of people. Why do they want a law that primarily disarms blacks and gives guns to the well-to-do whites? Don’t they think it should be equal for everyone to protect their lives?
Lott was referring to Chicago’s draconian gun permit laws which require an applicant to