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

Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 10:54 AM
I'm aware of that. Just pointing out that the "It's for the children!" folks could expend their energies better elsewhere. 0.012%: The number of deaths associated with "assault weapons."

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...