Gun Control as Evidence of the Failure of “Color Blindness”

It is a necessity that we do not ignore the reality of the way new control measures in VA are already being enforced, and the tenor of those with institutional power in their approach to enforcement. In Richmond VA, thousands of armed, overwhelmingly white protesters came from all over VA and from out of state for the 2A protest at the capitol a few months ago. The presence of far right adherents and white supremacists has already been documented. A few dozen armed BIPOC protested at MDP Circle/ the Lee monument in the last few weeks, during the BLM…