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

bill5322 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 5:15 PM
Whitehouse is a freakn' moron. They are talking about permitting a law abiding citizen the ability to excercise a segment of the Bill of Rights. The framers were quite clear that the pwople ought to be capable of throwing off tyranny with equal force with which it encroaches our liberties. In plain english, if the police ot the military have select fire M16s then the people ought to be armed with equal firepower. While I like my shotgun it's not adequate for defense against multiple intruders and the police do not carry weapons to protect "We the People", they carry them to protect themselves. With this in mind isni't it possible that a citizen will eventually face the same danger the police have to face? If so why should we be denied same?

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...