Last week, conservative talk show host Dana Loesch caused quite a stir with her new NRA ad.
Liberals went nuts, including Women’s March organizer Tamika Mallory, who posted an open letter to the NRA on her Twitter and Facebook pages. In her letter, Mallory calls Loesch’s new NRA ad “irresponsible and dangerous propaganda.”
When Mallory and the Women’s March organizers didn’t get their wish for the NRA ad to be removed, they decided to stage a protest against the organization. Scheduled for July 14th – 15th the protest will start in front of NRA headquarters in Fairfax, VA then continue on an 18 mile march to the headquarters of the Department of Justice. They will protest there on the 15th.
Just like all the marches before, this Women’s March alienates a large part of their intended supporter base. According to a 2017 Pew study, 1 in 5 women own a gun and 70% of women who own a firearm say gun ownership is an essential part of their personal freedom.
And in a 2013 New York Times article, the newspaper found “women’s participation in shooting sports has surged over the last decade, increasing by 51.5 percent for target shooting from 2001 to 2011, to just over 5 million women, and by 41.8 percent for hunting, according to the National Sporting Goods Association.”
Many women (including myself) own a firearm for personal protection and wholeheartedly support our Second Amendment rights. While I was never a fan of the organization to begin with due to their pro-abortion stance, their continued assault on conservative values keeps driving me – and many other women – even further away.
According to their mission statement, the Women’s March aims “to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change.” That’s pretty laughable when they fail to include or even recognize the diverse pro-life, pro-gun, pro-capitalism conservative women on the right.
This woman still won’t be marching anytime soon.