Women facing domestic violence frequently use firearms for protection. Though protection orders are an important factor in protecting these victims of abuse, they are not always effective. And, law enforcement often arrive after the crime has occurred. Studies have shown that women can benefit from using guns as a safeguard against violent threats. Nikki Goeser will discuss this research and present real-world cases of domestic violence and self-defense. You’ll hear how the nation’s gun control laws that were claimed to defend victims of domestic abuse often hinder women’s safety.
Nikki Goeser is Executive Director of the Crime Prevention Research Center and author of “Denied A Chance: How Gun Control Helped A Stalker Murder My Husband.” Nikki was previously the Executive Director of the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus in D.C..She received the 2012 Sybil Ludington award.
NRA Personal Protection Expo is your ultimate personal protection destination. Join us in Ft. Worth, TX, for three action-packed days with the greatest firearms exhibitors and educators in the industry!