Although it sounds counterintuitive, there are leftists who are strongly opposed to gun control.
Via Vice News:
In the wake of the shooting in Las Vegas that left 59 dead and hundreds injured, the pro-gun right has been making its usual arguments against gun control, but less attention is paid to the leftists who oppose gun control. They're out there, though.
The Black Panthers famously advocated using guns for self-defense, and white fears about black people with guns helped inspire gun control. Today, Dallas's Huey P. Newton Gun Club continues that legacy.
The idea of guns granting power to the oppressed isn't unique to black power groups. "Gun control means disarming the revolutionary masses and oppressed classes," a leftist named William Gillis told me in an email. Gillis, one of the 15 anti–gun control leftists I talked to by phone and email for this story, called gun control "the worst possible idea in history."
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