Why Gun Control Isn’t at the Heart of the Black Lives Matter Movement

If black lives matter, shouldn’t the eponymous movement be fighting for victims of gun violence, no matter who wields the weapon? That question is at the heart of calls for Black Lives Matter activists to prioritize gun control in addition to police violence against black communities—a request that some in the movement say misses the point.

"If black lives really mattered, they'd be protesting all of the black-on-black crime," Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, a frequent critic of the movement, toldconservative commentator Sean Hannity in August.

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