While the “war on women” is often characterised as legislation that threatens reproductive rights, a new, low-budget PSA presents “the real war on women”: Gun control.
The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and the Second Amendment Foundation just released a spoof-worthy ad that implies that old women aren’t safe babysitting their grandchildren on a sunny afternoon unless they’re packing heat.
“Protect yourself and your children,” an voiceover booms. “It’s your constitutional and God-given right.”
Gun control ads often suggest that women not carrying weapons are in imminent danger of being attacked. Here are some memorable examples:
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