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

Judy S Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 5:31 PM
What is it with the libs? Are you afraid to stand up in your own self defense in your own home? What on earth would you do with an intruder...ask him/her to wait a minute while you called the police? It doesn't work that way and quite frankly, if guns are taken from us as law abiding citizens, I keep mine stashed away but handy. Especially at my age, a nice hand gun or rifle will discourage an intruder and I will pull the trigger without hesitation if I need to do so.

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...