A new Rasmussen survey says 52 percent of American adults “believe America’s racial and ethnic diversity is mostly good for the country,” and nowhere could that have been more evident than at the recent Gun Rights Policy Conference in Phoenix, where one look around the room would have included men, women, whites, blacks, gays and straights.
Chicago’s Rhonda Ezell was among the speakers at last weekends Gun Rights Policy Conference, which attracted a diverse audience and speaker roster. (Dave Workman)
The conference, co-sponsored by the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, even included three interesting panel discussions. One panel talked about how culture drives gun politics, another was devoted to women and guns while the third was all about “Growing Gun Rights in LGBTQ and Minority Communities.”
Suffice to say that this year’s conference put the lie to any lingering beliefs that gun owners are all a bunch of old white male conservatives because there was even a representative from the national Liberal Gun Club.
According to Rasmussen, 54 percent of survey respondents live in racially or ethnically diverse neighborhoods. Only 39 percent don’t live in such neighborhoods. But the survey also
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