By Tom Knighton
Women are particularly vulnerable to violent crime. On average, they tend to be physically weaker than the typical attacker. That means all else being equal, women are at a decided disadvantage in a violent encounter.
While many of us–myself especially included–tend to dog Millennials for being spoiled and unwilling to take responsibility, that’s not entirely fair. Many are doing just that…especially the Millennial women who are arming themselves.
We often think of millennials as being more liberal than older generations, usually based on their voting patterns. But when it comes to individual issues, millennials can’t all be painted with a uniformly left-wing brush. One such issue is gun control. In October 2015, a Gallup poll found that, while 57 percent of 30-49 year olds and 56 percent of 50-64 year olds support stricter gun laws, gun control was only supported by 50 percent of people aged 18-29. (Millennials, in case you forgot, are technically people 35 and younger.) It’s a mistake to think that all pro-gun or anti-regulation millennials are men; millennial women are buying and using guns, too. Bustle talked to a few of them to figure out why.
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