Should abuse victims carry guns in gun-free zones?

Created: 02/25/2014 1:43 PM
By: Walter Smith-Randolph, WEYI

(WEYI) -- A Michigan lawmaker wants abuse victims to carry guns, even in "gun free-zones."

Schools, churches and malls are among the gun-free zones State Representative Tim Kelly wants to change for abuse victims.

"Over 85-percent of women are victims of domestic violence," Kelly argues.  "Over 75-percent of women are stalking victims."

Saginaw, in Kelly's district, was recently named "The Most Dangerous City for Women" by Forbes Magazine.

"I felt like this would be a good piece of legislation to take care of a vulnerable population," he says.

But not everyone agrees.

Read more: WEYI

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