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New Anti-Gun Ad Inadvertently Proves Why Women Need Guns

Posted by on Aug. 2, 2014 at 3:27 PM
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Katie Pavlich | Jul 29, 2014

 

Bloomberg's new anti-gun Organization Everytown is out with a new advertisement that inadvertently proves why women should be trained and armed before being faced with a violent attacker.

The new ad shows an unarmed woman with her child alone in her home when her violent ex-husband shows up at the door in a violent rage. She calls 911, but because when seconds count the police are minutes away, that phone call didn't matter. The ex-husband breaks down the door, takes the kid and pulls a gun on the woman. All of this could have been prevented if the woman had a firearm in her possession as soon as she saw her ex-husband pounding on the door.


The point of the video according to Everytown is to urge people to contact their legislators about keeping guns out of the hands of domestic abusers. Fair enough, but what happens when a domestic abuser disobeys firearms laws already on the books and gets a gun illegally (as most criminals do)? As the video makes clear, there was a restraining order against the husband, which he violated. What are women supposed to do when violent attackers disobey the laws? I happen to believe that a piece of paper and a false assurance police will show up on time aren't good enough. Women must be able to go on the offensive with equal force to protect themselves.

When Everytown was established earlier this year, the group's organizers made it clear they were going after women. Unfortunately, the anti-gun, unarmed policies Everytown stands behind only make women more vulnerable, not less. Their own advertisement proves it.

Tomorrow the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing about "protecting women from gun violence" as part of the Violence Against Women's Act.

Gun control is a war on women. Be sure to check out my book Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women to find out why.


UPDATE: An antidote. 


by on Aug. 2, 2014 at 3:27 PM
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SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Aug. 2, 2014 at 4:11 PM

Progressives did this ad?!

Seems more like it was done by the NRA.

momtimesx4
by Member on Aug. 2, 2014 at 5:38 PM

And here I thought it was another jelly dildo wiggling in the air video

UpSheRises
by Silver Member on Aug. 2, 2014 at 5:52 PM
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I dont see how this proves women need guns. Maybe they need reinforced doors or body armor. Whoever wrote this article is has just as much of an agenda as the people who made the ad. Sorry, im not so stupid that my opinion can be changed by simple minded fear mongering. I need a gun to shoot turkeys, not my ex husband. Lets not act like people who have guns never die. Stupid ad, stupid blog.
SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Aug. 2, 2014 at 6:07 PM
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People with views like yours made the ad.

People with views like mine saw the irony in the ad, and wrote the article.


Quoting UpSheRises: I dont see how this proves women need guns. Maybe they need reinforced doors or body armor. Whoever wrote this article is has just as much of an agenda as the people who made the ad. Sorry, im not so stupid that my opinion can be changed by simple minded fear mongering. I need a gun to shoot turkeys, not my ex husband. Lets not act like people who have guns never die. Stupid ad, stupid blog.


SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Aug. 2, 2014 at 9:46 PM
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Tell you what - you go with your beliefs, and we'll go with the facts. Americans use guns for defense 2.5 million times a year. This woman is far safer armed with training, than not.

That's why we call it "The Great Equalizer." Even a petite woman with a gun who is trained on how to use it, is disproportionately better able to defend themselves even than a man.

Glad you know how to use a gun. Don't be sexist against your fellow women by trying to prevent them from defending themselves too.

Quoting UpSheRises: I dont see how this proves women need guns. Maybe they need reinforced doors or body armor. Whoever wrote this article is has just as much of an agenda as the people who made the ad. Sorry, im not so stupid that my opinion can be changed by simple minded fear mongering. I need a gun to shoot turkeys, not my ex husband. Lets not act like people who have guns never die. Stupid ad, stupid blog.


littlemum41
by Silver Member on Aug. 3, 2014 at 12:35 AM

 

you never make sense.

Quoting SallyMJ:

People with views like yours made the ad.

People with views like mine saw the irony in the ad, and wrote the article.

Quoting UpSheRises: I dont see how this proves women need guns. Maybe they need reinforced doors or body armor. Whoever wrote this article is has just as much of an agenda as the people who made the ad. Sorry, im not so stupid that my opinion can be changed by simple minded fear mongering. I need a gun to shoot turkeys, not my ex husband. Lets not act like people who have guns never die. Stupid ad, stupid blog.

 

slb235
by Bronze Member on Aug. 3, 2014 at 2:42 AM
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That makes sense.

Quoting SallyMJ:

People with views like yours made the ad.

People with views like mine saw the irony in the ad, and wrote the article.

Quoting UpSheRises: I dont see how this proves women need guns. Maybe they need reinforced doors or body armor. Whoever wrote this article is has just as much of an agenda as the people who made the ad. Sorry, im not so stupid that my opinion can be changed by simple minded fear mongering. I need a gun to shoot turkeys, not my ex husband. Lets not act like people who have guns never die. Stupid ad, stupid blog.

slb235
by Bronze Member on Aug. 3, 2014 at 2:44 AM
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What makes you believe doors and body armor, which are impractical, would help? Do you want to slow down victimhood or prevent it?

Quoting UpSheRises: I dont see how this proves women need guns. Maybe they need reinforced doors or body armor. Whoever wrote this article is has just as much of an agenda as the people who made the ad. Sorry, im not so stupid that my opinion can be changed by simple minded fear mongering. I need a gun to shoot turkeys, not my ex husband. Lets not act like people who have guns never die. Stupid ad, stupid blog.
SilverTequila
by New Member on Aug. 3, 2014 at 8:08 AM

BUMP!

tiffsgrandma
by Member on Aug. 3, 2014 at 9:47 AM
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Anyne who messes with me and mine will find themsleves 6 ft under and pushing up daisy's. I was trained from an early age and think all girls should be so  they can defend themselves and their families.

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