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Anti-Gun Advocates Heckle Woman Wanting to Defend Her Children During Gun Violence Hearing

Allen239 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 4:40 PM
The reason why the Second Amendment was written in the U.S. Constitution by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and John Jay was to create a check on the ability of the government to become tyrannical and to provide the means for citizens to fight back with deadly force if the government did try to set up a dictatorship.
Birdman III Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 4:44 PM
The 2d Amendment was insisted upon by the the people. Without the 2d, they (the people) would not have ratified it.

CAPITOL HILL -- During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday on Capitol Hill about how to prevent gun violence, Senior Fellow of the Independent Women’s Forum Gayle Trotter was loudly heckled by anti-gun advocates in the crowd after she suggested women need firearms to protect young children in their homes.

"An assault weapon in the hands of a young woman defending her babies at her home becomes a defense weapon,” Trotter said as jeers erupted. “Guns are the great equalizer during a violent confrontation.”

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse attempted to lecture Trotter about the type...