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

evie10 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 11:04 AM
And, wow, no one had to doctor the tape to make it sound like heckling. Funny how that works. A few years ago when a Miami woman pointed out that a shooting in a restaurant that killed her parents and others could have been stopped had she been allowed to have her gun with her in the restaurant. Mr. Shummar made facial expressions to indicate his disapproval of her testimony. Fact of the matter is, she would have still had her parents had she been allowed to kill the "bad guy". Why are good guys being so vilified?
VeritasDeTejan Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 5:40 PM
Good point, but one correction: she was a common sense Texan and the incident was in Killeen, TX, ironically less than 20 miles from the site of the "mentally disturbed" Major Hasan yelling Allahu Akbar and killing US soldiers at Fort Hood.

Gun free zones worked in NEITHER case, but here we are AGAIN fighting the same idiocy.
DJ5 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 4:36 PM
Everything is upside down for a reason, the age old tact of "divide and conquer" that was implimented by my ancestors the Roman Empire. Now intelects having read about Romes downfall are trying to re-enact the same scenario here and now.
Simplecaveman Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 12:02 PM
And Chuckie once owned, or still owns, a gun. Hypocrite, anyone?

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...