By Tom Knighton
A while back, I wrote about a plan to help arm 50 women with shotguns, an effort to assist them in being able to defend themselves. While there were some initial problems with GoFundMe, the program is underway and happy to report the first two women have been armed.
The truth of the matter is that women are more likely to be a target of a violent attack than almost anyone not involved in criminal activity. As such, they tend to have a pressing need to be armed so they can defend themselves from those attacks.
Despite what some might like to think, less than lethal options aren’t effective enough for some to be willing to bet their lives. Additionally, the average woman is weaker than the average man, especially in upper body strength. That’s where the firearm comes in.
However, guns aren’t cheap. Even a low-cost option is going to be over $100 most of the time. If it’s not, it’s probably not worth trusting your life to. Then couple it with Illinois requirements for things like Firearm Owners Identification Cards and so on, and the price continues to climb. That puts …Read the Rest
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