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

james120 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 10:52 AM
who do they think they are to allow us anything,hell they work for us or used to,I say vote people like him out of office and change their retirement pay so they can't keep getting paid when they loose a election,time for them to live like the rest of us !
evie10 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 11:42 AM
The way our Constitution set up the order of things - the people granted certain rights to the government - federal, state, and local. All other rights not specifically outlined for the government belong to the people. It was at the time and continues today, to be a unique and important idea. Let us leave this alone - not infringements on the rights of the people.

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...