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Comic: Guns 'n Women

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Conservative activist Gayle Trotter appeared at Senate Judiciary Committee gun control hearings this week to say that women need assault rifles – "scary-looking guns" – because a woman "might have to fight off four or five criminals 'with her children screaming in the background."

Trotter was unable to provide an example of when a mother-of-young-screaming-children with an assault rifle was able to repel four or five criminals invading her home (or bunker), and she was unable to provide an example of when a mother-of-young-screaming-children ran out of ammo in her eight-shot .357 Magnum after shooting three of the invaders and was killed by the fourth (or fifth).

But let's not let that get in the way of a good story.

Roberto De Vido writes cartoons and comics about politics, sports (and life) from a small fishing and farming village an hour southwest of Tokyo.

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