What if people had been talking about passing a law putting curfew on “people of color” being out in public at night? After all with the darker skin color it only makes sense that they could take advantage of that to commit crimes under the cover of darkness. That seems like a “reasonable restriction” that should prevent crime doesn’t it?
Furthermore when the bigoted politicians get voted (and shouted) down in public over it they decide to meet with the KKK and the Aryan Nations to plan their campaign for next time. Political leaders of the opposition, the ACLU, and the NAACP show up for the meeting and are barred at the door from attending the meeting. Then they hold a press conference and block any opposing people from attending.
What do you suppose the response in the mainstream media would be?
Now imagine it’s gun owner rights that are being plotted against and it’s the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, the NRA, and National Shooting Sports Foundation instead of the ACLU and NAACP being blocked at the door.
Now what do you suppose the response in the mainstream media would be?
You got it. You’ll only hear about it via new media: