The NRA’s signature line is: The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. What history has actually taught us: The best way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good woman without one. Tamika lost her son’s father in 2001 to gun violence and has become a fierce advocate for the cause, including playing an instrumental role in creating New York City’s Crisis Management System, which awards nearly $27MM to violence prevention organizations annually. “Sixty-six percent of gun violence victims are black,” she said. As I talked to leaders from across the country, there was one common thread running through all aspects of gun violence reduction work: the role of femininity.
Source: Forbes March 08, 2018 17:03 UTC