By Beth Baumann
Indiana State Representative Jim Lucas has come under fire for defending a woman’s right to carry a firearm. Anti-gunners in the Hoosier State are making Lucas look like a monster because *GASP* he believes everyone has a right to defend his or herself how they see fit. Gee. What a concept, right?
The backlash came after Lucas wrote the Indiana Star and asked them to write a story about women taking steps to reduce the likelihood of becoming a rape victim. Anti-gunners immediately tried to put words in Lucas’ mouth by implying he’s okay with rape culture.
This is what Lucas sent to the media:
I don’t understand why there’s a problem with what he said. If a woman decides that the best way to protect herself and her family is by carrying a firearm, we should encourage her to do so in a safe manner. We should encourage her to take classes, to get familiar with her gun of choice and to practice with her firearm.
Why does our society automatically assume that women should be left helpless, defenseless even?
I’ve been the victim of rape. I constantly wonder if that night would have done …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms