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Meagan Good is considering becoming a registered gun owner amid the rise of home invasions in Los Angeles. The Think like a man star sat down for a chat with Charlamagne Tha God on his new Comedy Central Show The honest truth of God where the actress said she would feel a little more “comfortable” being tied up.
“For a long time I felt like I didn’t, but now with all that’s going on I’d be more comfortable with a gun,” she said The morning show of the breakfast club host. “Before I thought, if something happened to me, would I have the time to pull out a gun to defend myself?” The star added that she would never want to hurt anyone, but it’s all about self-defense. Charlamagne was curious what Good’s pastor-loving husband DeVon Franklin thought of her recent reveal, which she said she hadn’t talked to him about the idea.
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Black women are becoming registered gun owners at a surprisingly fast rate. In September, a National Shooting Sports Foundation survey reported an increase in registered gun users, the majority of whom were black women.
In 2020 alone, 8.5 million people in the US bought their first gun. Black women and men accounted for more than 58 percent of those registered gun owners “in the first six months of the past year.” The study suggests that the increase in police brutality and racially motivated murders may have caused the spike in black gun possession.
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