As a general rule, it is not a good idea to endorse a position and policy objective on minority handgun ownership that would be enthusiastically endorsed by the Ku Klux Klan.
It’s bad when you have to hope that an advocate of a position is merely abysmally ignorant of history.
PS: “Guns don’t kill people. People kill people.” We keep saying that because it’s true.
PPS: “When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns.” We keep saying that because it’s true.