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Thursday, 31 January 2013

Women's Gun Advocate's Hilariously Hypocritical Testimony

"Gayle Trotter, the conservative activist who became the breakout star of Wednesday's gun violence hearing in the Senate with her adamant cry that women need assault rifles to defend themselves, wrote last year that she opposed the Violence Against Women Act.

The reason, she said at the time, was the law would create the prospect of "false accusers" stealing taxpayer money by using shelters and legal aid."*

Conservative gun advocate Gayle Trotter is adamant that women need guns to protect themselves-- except the example she used in her argument wasn't even applicable, she massively misused gender stereotypes, and she opposed the Violence Against Women act for a reason counter to her entire argument. Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

*Read more from Evan McMorris-Santoro:

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