Date: Dec 23, 2012 4:29 PM
Subject: Re: Would effective gun control laws be 'unacceptable social<br> engineering'?
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.?
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