Everytown Advertisement Proves Anti-Gun Policies Are MORE Dangerous for Women

 

Bloomberg’s new anti-gun organization Everytown released this new advertisement in hopes that it would encourage people to contact their legislators and get guns out of the hands of domestic abusers. Fine, I get that and I would even agree with it BUT what happens when these criminals disobey laws? What happens when they get a hold of a gun illegally? 

In this advertisement, the woman has a restraining order against her ex-husband. If he were going to follow laws, wouldn’t he have obeyed the law stating that he is not allowed to come near her? A piece of paper and a phone call to the police does nothing but create a false sense of hope and ultimately leaves women in these situations defenseless. 

Everytown has made it clear on multiple occasions that their main target is women. They want women to feel less vulnerable, like they are no longer at risk of being a victim to violent criminals. Yet, what did this video show you? This advertisement PROVES that the anti-gun policies that Everytown stands behind are actually making women MORE vulnerable. Let’s say he didn’t have a gun. Do you honestly think he wouldn’t have come crashing through the same door with a different weapon of choice? And then what would she do? Guns aren’t the problem in this situation, it’s the criminal who is intending to do great harm. 

Now, in either case, what would have it been like if the woman had a gun? Wouldn’t she have been able to protect her and her son the second her crazed ex-husband came banging on the door? But of course they don’t want to advertise for that!

Ladies, if you don’t want to feel vulnerable then get a gun. Making more laws is not going to help you, it will actually just make things worse. If you’re for equality, then put yourself on offense with EQUAL force. What’s a restraining order and a call to the police going to do when someone confronts you with a weapon? Absolutely nothing.

More Women Turning to Firearms For Self Defense

When compared to 2013, numbers from the Indiana State Police show an increase of 27% of females applying for a fire arm license within the first quarter of 2014.

Female gun ownership is rising fast. Thank goodness! Sadly this increase in sales and ownership is coming from recent Indiana homicides striking fear into female citizens. Women feel the need to protect themselves, as they should!

Rebecca Bartol jumped on this opportunity quickly and opened up a gun store catering to women called Femme Fatale Guns & Sporting Goods Inc. Along with her pink guns, purses, and feminine holsters, Bartol will also be working closely with certified instructors to get more women into classes and educate them on proper gun training, safety, and handling. The grand opening of her store was this month, and so far, it looks like sales are doing well.

We do have quite a few women who come in and are [saying], ‘I don’t have a firearm and I don’t know where to start,’ Bartol said.

 

As a girl, I can relate. I only wish I had access to a gun store that is targeted for women. The thought of walking into a gun store with a bunch of men intimidated me. I honestly think that if more stores like this were to open, more women would be encouraged to ask they questions they’re afraid to ask.

Aside from the spike in female gun ownership in Indiana, the trend stretches across the nation. According to the 2012 by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, 61% of firearm retailers surveyed said they saw an increase in female customers.

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This makes me happy. You go ladies!