Posts Tagged women’s rights

Daily Beast: Worst Arguments Against Gun Control

From The Daily Beast:

Guns Don’t Kill People, People Kill People

Criminals Don’t Obey Gun Laws, Only Law-Abiding Citizens Do

 Any Gun Control Is a Slippery Slope to Confiscation

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Texas Campus Carry Goes Into Effect

From Reason:

A Texas law that affirms the right of students and faculty to carry guns on public university campuses went into effect today. Much has been made of the significance of the date, given that the University of Texas tower shooting—one of the most infamous school massacres in history—occurred exactly 50 years ago.

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Gun Saved Woman When Protection Order Didn’t

From WDRB:

Police say one man is dead after forcing his way into the home of his ex-girlfriend on Saturday night.

Police say there was an active domestic violence order against Decker, but that order had recently been amended to allow Decker to stay in his parent’s home, which was next door to his ex-girlfriend, as long as he did not commit any further acts of violence. Decker was asked by family members, his ex-girlfriend and the courts to stay away from her home and not to have any contact or communication with her.

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NRA’s Chris Cox: Women Should Have The Right To Choose Self Defense

From Townhall.com:

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Luxury Purses For Concealed Carry

Beau and Arrow has a range of purses and totes form women who carry guns.

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Bill Whittle Reacts To Orlando

From Bill Whittle:

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Rape Survivor’s Story Saves Woman

From Hot Air:

Obama commended Corban for overcoming a horrific event in her life, adding that his executive actions don’t make it harder for her to purchase firearms, and proceeded to mansplain to her how owning guns could lead to the owner becoming a fatality—an awful thing to say to a survivor of sexual assault, but that’s for another time. Flash-forward to the National Rifle Association’s Annual Meeting in May, Kristi McMains needed to meet Corban, as her story helped her save her life from a would-be robber that attempted to stab her.

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Stacey Dash Used Gun In Self Defense

From Washington Times:

“He had a gun to my head and I thought, ‘My son is in that crib right there,’ ” Ms. Dash said. “[I thought], ‘No you are not going to do this. My son’s life was more important to me than my own.’”

When her attacker came back, Ms. Dash said she picked up a gun and fired several shots at him but missed.

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Anti-gun Ad Makes Case For Women To Have Guns

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Time Magazine cover: Aisha

“Our cover image this week is powerful, shocking and disturbing. It is a portrait of Aisha, a shy 18-year-old Afghan woman who was sentenced by a Taliban commander to have her nose and ears cut off for fleeing her abusive in-laws.

Aisha posed for the picture and says she wants the world to see the effect a Taliban resurgence would have on the women of Afghanistan, many of whom have flourished in the past few years.

Her picture is accompanied by a powerful story by our own Aryn Baker on how Afghan women have embraced the freedoms that have come from the defeat of the Taliban — and how they fear a Taliban revival.”

http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2007269,00.html

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