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A woman's right to choose self protection

Friday, March 1, 2013

What should America do about gun violence? That was the Senate Judiciary Committee's topic for its first hearing of 2013.
In my testimony during the hearing, I explained that the ability to arm oneself is even more important for women than it is for men, since guns level the playing field between women and the physically stronger men who might attack them. We preserve meaningful protection for women by safeguarding our Second Amendment rights to lawful self protection. I urged the senators to eschew self defeating proposals that would fail to make Americans safer and would harm women most.

Read the article: The Daily Caller


Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.