She was raped in college. Now she’s fighting against federal gun control
“Had I been armed that night … things would have been different.”
“Firearms are an equalizer,”
told me. “They are the greatest equalizer between a five-foot-five woman like myself and the six-foot-tall man who raped me.” Here's why this rape survivor came to Capitol Hill to fight federal gun control.
Anybody who believes, or pretends to believe, that a self-defense weapon will not make a woman safer has never been faced down by a rapist with a knife.