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

battlehymn Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 4:40 PM
Leave it to a man to tell a woman what kind of gun she can have to protect herself and her family. Only in america.
Sooner Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 4:50 PM
Indeed - men can't tell women what to do with their bodies, but they can dictate what weapons they can use to defend those bodies?

Or is "freedom of choice" only applicable when it is the choice to have an abortion?

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...