Be sure you are signed up for JPFO's periodical Email Alerts.


Get a very aggressive defense of your rights.

Membership Page


Click on the above.
Help us avoid errors.

Should you prefer a full page of JPFO’s main links, then
Go Here.

JPFO Order Line
(800) 869-1884.

Alerts & "Bounces"
Points to note with JPFO alert emails.

Alerts can sometimes bounce!

Note - (July 2011) We notice sometimes that out of the thousands of alerts sent out, there can be rather high numbers of "bounces" - on checking with our provider it would seem that now and again an ISP makes some change to their email settings and that can result in non-delivery to those using that ISP.

If it happens to be something like Hotmail, Yahoo or even gmail - then many can be affected temporarily. For those who miss out on one of our sendings, we apologize, but the provider does try to stay ahead of things when they can by making changes in their own settings to reflect ISP changes and so control the bounces, which we like to see as zero!

If in doubt, please check the alerts archive to make sure you have not missed anything. Also, if you get alerts do please open them!

Chris, Webmaster.

November 8th, 2012

Black Gun Owners: Rock and a Hard Place



By Kenn Blanchard,
Article original source

Kenn Blanchard

You ever wonder why there are so few African Americans at your pro-gun event? For many shooters in the black community gun ownership makes them a pariah. They deal with gun bigotry, cultural alienation and a lack of support. Let me illustrate one case with a guy named Phil and his family.

After Phil was married and became a father, protection of the family meant more to him than safeguarding property. He bought a shotgun. The shotgun was secured and forgotten until there was a home invasion down the street. Phil went back to the gun shop and bought his first handgun. He took all the steps required to legally own a handgun, which was more than he realized when he first had the thought. He did the paperwork, passed the national instant check, waited to be "Not Disapproved" by the Maryland State Police a week later, and picked up his pistol ten days later. He took a class on concealed carry and learned that there was much he didn't know about the Second Amendment, the political games tied to the right to keep and bear arms, and now how his family and friends thought of him.

Buying a gun that he intended to carry concealed, when and if he was approved to do so, alarmed his extended family. When he shared some of the things he learned about gun control with his brother-in-law and it started a big family fight. He was called a sell-out, an Uncle Tom, and blamed for the deaths of the drug dealers across town. They asked if he had joined the racist NRA. Phil was in shock at the responses. The more he talked about what he had learned the more alienated he became. He did have one ally at the Sunday dinner. His cousin John the family dissident and racist, who blames everyone for his failures in life, was the only one that agreed he should have a firearm. His input didn't help Phil. Phil is like many Americans of African descent in the gun community, alone and dejected.

Discrimination from your own family hurts. As a black new gun owner some find out that you have to defend the history of gun rights from slavery till the present often with a hostile audience. While you are sharing facts they are hitting you with every sound bite the anti-self-defense people have produced.

This happens because of conditioning over the past four hundred years. It is a lot like Stockholm syndrome. That is when a victim begins to express empathy toward their oppressor, sometimes to the point of defending them. After the Black Codes were instituted proceeding the Civil War black women lost husbands, and mothers lost sons, just for the act of carrying a firearm. To be found in possession of ammunition, or any parts of a weapon, could mean death by a mob. It was socially acceptable to summarily punish an armed black man. And that punishment ranged from public beatings, imprisonment, work camps, to torture/death. A few centuries of that and every black woman that survived had it in her DNA to forbid bringing a sidearm into the house.

She doesn't care about the right to keep and bear arms argument. She just wants to save the lives of her children. This fear tactic is still being sold to mothers in the city. She doesn't believe gun ownership applies to her family. She doesn't have the luxury of philosophical debate about gun control. She just wants to save her race. It is hard to overcome that fear in the black home where the matriarch often rules and the facts are not there.

Phil's cousin tells him to watch himself when he goes looking for training and to make sure he isn't used as a target since he will be the only "colored" guy out there, as was in the movie "Surviving the Game" (1994) starring Ice-T, Rutger Hauer, and Gary Busey. So armed with all of that squirrely information and conflict is in the back of Phil's mind he decides to attend a pro-gun event.

You and I know that when Phil finally gets to a big gun event he will be welcomed warmly like everyone else. Unfortunately, he may not be culturally familiar with all the themes. Things like big game hunting, NASCAR, and country music being prominent. While it may be American, it is not all of America.

This isn't every non-white male gun owners' story but it's just one with which I am familiar. I have spent the last twenty years, mediating and encouraging people to understand that a gun is a tool, and personal accountability is what's important. You know that gun control is based on racist roots. You know that our country is still healing from it all. What you may not know is that all of us contribute to the success and failure of reaching new shooters of all colors, creeds, sexual preferences and religions in America. We all just have to keep doing what's right even when no one is looking. It only takes one verbal mistake to set us back. One of the unwritten rules of becoming a gun owner is that you have to also become an ambassador for the cause. It's not a conservative, liberal, Republican, Democrat, black or white thing. It's a rights thing.

"We must hang together, gentlemen, else, we shall most assuredly hang separately." Benjamin Franklin

Rev. Kenn Blanchard produces the popular Urban Shooter Podcast, and blogs at Since 1991, he has been involved in the right to keep and bear arms activism. He is a former US Marine, Federal Police Officer and protective specialist and speaker like no other.

Yours in Freedom, The Liberty Crew at JPFO
Protecting you by creating solutions to destroy "gun control"

Back to Top




Click on the thumbnail images below to see what JPFO has to offer.

Newer Products

Go visit the - JPFO Store to see how to get your Nazi Gun Control (3¾ x 7½) stickers.
Go visit the - JPFO Store to see how to get your "Gun Control is NOT Kosher" (3¾ x 7½) stickers.
Go visit the - JPFO T-shirt details page and how to purchase.

Films and CDs

"No Guns for Jews" is a major breakthrough and a potent weapon with tremendous potential to destroy "gun control" at this critical time in America, but millions must see it and take action! Download video file copies or view here. If you would like a DVD copy go to the JPFO Store page.
This Second Amendment oriented film demonstrates the racist history of American "Gun Control". Download video file copies or view here. If you would like a DVD copy go to the JPFO Store page.
This JPFO award winning film details the Second Amendment like no other. It is essential viewing, particular for those fence sitters who yet need to understand the 2A. Download video file copies or view here. If you would like a DVD copy go to the JPFO Store page.
A former minor tax collection department is now a billion-dollar agency. This groundbreaking documentary exposes how this agency harasses, oppresses, intimidates, and terrifies small businesses and decent citizens.Visit the Gang Site or go to the JPFO Store to purchase a copy.
United States Army cameras filmed the conditions in the Nazi death camps during their liberation. Read all about this and find out how to purchase from the JPFO store.
Rabbi Bendory explains the difference between Man’s Laws and G-d’s Laws in detail. Read all about this and also listen to a Talkin’ To America interview.


It makes no difference what state you live in - you DON’T have a right to police protection! Read more about this alarming information.
(Special offer - buy one, get one free)
A side-by-side comparison of the 1938 Nazi Gun Control laws and America's 1968 Gun Control Act. Go to read more about this revealing book.
This is #6 in the JPFO series of eight small booklets, all of which carry an important message. See details on the whole series and how to order.


This fine JPFO cap is adjustable for comfort and made in America! To buy one for yourself, just go to the JPFO Store. We also offer a JPFO patch as well, that you can sew to your jacket or shirt.
JPFO has created a great conversation starter to make it easy for you to promote and protect our 2A rights. This is a seven inch high insulated stainless steel lined drinks mug for hot and cold, with a man sized handle - it is not a tea cup! The top incorporates an adjustable slide to regulate flow. Larger expandable pictures here too on an older page. It can be found for purchase at the JPFO Store.
Go visit the - The BoR Index page.
Go visit the - The Open Letters Index.

The JPFO Store

Why not just take a browse through the entire JPFO Store, where you will find all of the above featured items, and a few more besides.