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

    01/30/2013 7:11:30 PM PST · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 30, 2013 | Katie Pavlich
    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 of gun she and women like...