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Danny Glover: ‘The Second Amendment Was Created to Protect Slavery’

During an event on Thursday to honor Martin Luther King Jr, award winning actor and humanitarian Danny Glover told Texas A&M students  that the danny gloversecond amendment was created to protect slavery.

“I don’t know if you know the genesis of the right to bear arms,” he said. “The Second Amendment comes from the right to protect themselves from slave revolts, and from uprisings by Native Americans.

“A revolt from people who were stolen from their land or revolt from people whose land was stolen from, that’s what the genesis of the second amendment is,” he continued.

Glover is certainly not the first person to make the point that the second amendment was crafted to protect slavery.

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