When Blacks wanted to carry guns in the Sixties to protect themselves from the police, the NRA supported Ronald Reagan signing the 1967 Mulford Act that restricted people carrying guns. (Links to more info about the Mulford Act on PBS though the graphic is not from that site.)

When Blacks wanted to carry guns in the Sixties to protect themselves from the police, the NRA supported Ronald Reagan signing the 1967 Mulford Act that restricted people carrying guns. (Links to more info about the Mulford Act on PBS though the graphic is not from that site.)

When Blacks wanted to carry guns in the Sixties to protect themselves....the NRA supported Reagan signing the 1967 Mulford Act that restricted people carrying guns.

When Blacks wanted to carry guns in the Sixties to protect themselves....the NRA supported Reagan signing the 1967 Mulford Act that restricted people carrying guns.

On May 2, 1967, Lil’ Bobby Hutton was one of thirty Panthers who traveled to the California state capitol in Sacramento to demonstrate against the Mulford Act, a bill that would prohibit carrying loaded firearms in public. The group walked in to the state assembly armed as a protest to the Mulford Act. Lil’ Bobby Hutton Hutton, Bobby Seale and several of the Panthers were arrested.

On May 2, 1967, Lil’ Bobby Hutton was one of thirty Panthers who traveled to the California state capitol in Sacramento to demonstrate against the Mulford Act, a bill that would prohibit carrying loaded firearms in public. The group walked in to the state assembly armed as a protest to the Mulford Act. Lil’ Bobby Hutton Hutton, Bobby Seale and several of the Panthers were arrested.

The Mulford Act.  Hmmm....NRA supported gun control.  Do you think it has anything to do with who's holding the guns?

The Mulford Act. Hmmm....NRA supported gun control. Do you think it has anything to do with who's holding the guns?

The Mulford Act

The Mulford Act

The NRA supported gun control when the Black Panthers were the ones holding the guns. The Mulford Act was a 1967 California bill prohibiting the public carrying of loaded firearms. Named after Assemblyman Don Mulford, the bill garnered national attention after the Black Panthers marched on the California Capitol to protest the bill. The bill was signed by California Governor Ronald Reagan!

The NRA supported gun control when the Black Panthers were the ones holding the guns. The Mulford Act was a 1967 California bill prohibiting the public carrying of loaded firearms. Named after Assemblyman Don Mulford, the bill garnered national attention after the Black Panthers marched on the California Capitol to protest the bill. The bill was signed by California Governor Ronald Reagan!

Lil' Bobby Hutton and Bobby Seale inside the Sacramento Capitol building protesting the Mulford Act, a new law to stop the Black Panther Party from legally doing armed patrols of the police (May 2, 1967).

Lil' Bobby Hutton and Bobby Seale inside the Sacramento Capitol building protesting the Mulford Act, a new law to stop the Black Panther Party from legally doing armed patrols of the police (May 2, 1967).

A Huey P. Newton Story - Actions - State Capitol March | PBS

A Huey P. Newton Story - Actions - State Capitol March | PBS

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