Gun Ownership Is Seeing Explosive Growth Among Black Women

Black women are investing in firearms in a big way.

We told you not long ago that black gun ownership has risen dramatically since Election Day, that the National African American Gun Association has doubled its membership in just a few months.

It turns out that women are doing their part to swell the rolls.

“Minority women are definitely increasing in numbers,” Rick Ector, a Detroit firearms instructor, told Fox News. “Women overall — in particular, minority women — are looking towards guns to protect themselves against crime.”

Stacey Washington, a black conservative columnist with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, agrees, “I believe the reason we’re seeing more women of color joining this movement to use firearms is because they’re realizing this in not a political issue. It really never has been. It’s about personal safety and protection.”

Washington was recently suspended for running an article

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