By Tom Knighton
It will surprise no one to learn that Vice isn’t exactly pro-gun. However, they recently released a video delving into the gun debate, one that wasn’t as awful as I expected it to be. The Canadian reporter makes it clear that her experience with guns is minimal and that in her own country, guns aren’t tools of self-defense.
However, the report also had pro-gun women speaking plainly about why they’re pro-gun and, well, not be made to look like idiots.
But in the report, there was a statistic that women are 100 times more likely to be shot than to use a gun in self-defense. While the reporter asked the pro-gun women about it, these women probably weren’t overly familiar with the statistic.
The statistic was meant to show that women simply aren’t defending themselves against armed attackers for whatever reason, that expanded gun rights do nothing to benefit women.
That’s bull and for a number of reasons.
First, let’s keep in mind that while women are the fastest growing group of gun owners in the nation, they still haven’t achieved parity with men in firearm ownership. In fact, only 22 percent of all women own …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms