Giffords says these “glaring loopholes” need to be closed for women’s sake now.
On September 12, TIME magazine ran a column by gun control proponent Gabby Giffords, in which she argued that gun control must be expanded for women’s sake.
Giffords’ starts the column by revisiting the passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) under Bill Clinton. She says that law has been good–“annual rates of domestic violence have dropped by more than half” since its passage–but she does not think it goes far enough.
She wants a more stringent VAWA, one that expands gun control beyond marriage and into dating relationships. This would include new gun control laws for boyfriends, “partners,” etc. And as Breitbart News reported on July 30, it would mean new gun laws for stalkers.