Democrat control instead of gun control?


Fellowship of the Minds

Perhaps you got the email as well — an email called “Sensible Gun Control” that says political assassins since Abe Lincoln’s and mass shooters had all been Democrats, which leads to the email concluding that what America needs is Democrat control, not gun control.

If you’ve received that email, please stop forwarding it, because it’s riddled with errors.

After researching the assertions in the email, here’s my emended, modified version.

George Washington on guns

In 1865, a pro-slavery actor named John Wilkes Booth shot and killed Republican President Abraham Lincoln. (Lincoln’s Republican Party was the progressive anti-slavery, abolitionist political party in the Civil War.) Booth was a member of the Know Nothing Party, not the Democratic Party.

In 1881, a liberal Republican (of the Stalwart faction) named Charles J. Guiteau shot Republican President James Garfield, who later died from the wound.

In 1963, a pro-Soviet socialist named Lee Harvey Oswald shot and killed Democratic President…

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