Today in History


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15 September 1966​

On this date in 1966…

U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to Charles Whitman’s deadly sniper attack from the University of Texas at Austin clock tower, wrote a letter to Congress urging the enactment of gun control legislation. The result was the Gun Control Act of 1968, which did little to prevent crime with its bothersome regulatory restrictions on law-abiding firearms manufacturers, dealers, and owners.

Hard to believe that more Democrats voted against it than Republicans in both the House and Senate.
Which proves my long held belief that the majority of republican politicians only support the 2A because they’re afraid of losing their next election. ALL career politicians, secretly or not so secretly, would like to see us disarmed. Which supports another long held belief. They create division so we the people don’t figure out that they’re really both on the same side. It’s not rep v dem. It’s us v them.