It's all a PSYOP
Behold A Pale Horse, Chap 12, Page 225 -
"The government encouraged the manufacture and importation of firearms for the criminals to use. This is intended to foster a feeling of insecurity, which would lead the American people to voluntarily disarm themselves by passing laws against firearms."
Then push the idea that it's only white men that are trigger happy and you can also demonize them. Boom, a win-win.