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22 August 2008

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia)

Guns-rights advocates want to change a state firearms law that they say has a racist past. But black lawmakers say those advocates are using the story of a Reconstruction-era massacre of African-Americans to justify letting Georgians tote weapons in churches and other public places. Next month is the 140th anniversary of the Camilla Massacre, when a group largely made up of blacks heading to a Southwest Georgia Republican political rally were shot up by white locals... (GunPolicy.org)

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