Gang rape of a woman on a bus in New Delhi raises outrage in India Posted by Rama Lakshmi on December 18, 2012 at 11:00 am
>While Swaraj advocated death penalty for rapists, >Abhijeet Singh, leader of India?s nascent gun rights >lobby said that the rape incident demonstrates the need >for easing the government?s strict norms for obtaining >gun licenses. ?There is talk of pepper sprays and >martial arts as self-defense for women, but none of this >is really effective,? Singh, who heads Indians For Guns >said. ?If the woman had a gun, this was preventable. We >need to get rid of our victim mindset.?