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

soliton2 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 6:43 AM
Of course this is a segment of the interview, and not necessarily the one Katie is referencing. (In any event Trotter thoroughly cleaned the senator's clock). Did you listen to the whole testimony? Just wondering....

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...