Originally published on June 5, 2019 3:42 pm
All kinds of research tells us guns do not keep women safe. But self defense is still the main reason women cite for owning firearms. Guns & America reports on the complicated relationship between women and guns.
And a note for listeners: This story contains descriptions of domestic violence.
At this year’s National Rifle Association annual meeting, President Donald Trump invited some special guests on stage. The first was a young mother from Virginia, April Evans.
“One night in 2015 she was alone with her two-year-old daughter when an intruder broke into her home violently,” said Trump.
“April took care of it.”
The crowd swooned.