Women In India Want Guns For Protection

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Does being armed protect against rape?

Guns have been all over the news lately, from being a hot Christmas gift this year to nationwide debates on how to control them. But it's not just a hot topic in America.

Following horrifying gang rape incidents in India last week, nearly 300 women have applied for gun licenses.

Our friends at The Frisky debate whether this is the right move for women living in a rape culture. Will being armed protect them or is it just covering up deeper issues with a temporary solution?

Head over to the Frisky to read more about the complicated issue: Does Owning A Gun “Protect” Against Rape?

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