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

evie10 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 11:07 AM
When you lack knowledge - stop talking. You do not have the right to make the decision for me or anyone else what is a reasonable defensive weapon. Decide for yourself that you want a target painted on you instead of a defensive stance...your choice for you and you alone. Give up every right you have under the laws of this land...I don't really care - just do not abridge mine.

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...