Skip to comments.15 Year Old Woman Leaves Maryland Gun Grabbing Politicians Speechless
Posted on 04/04/2013 7:50:47 AM PDT by CharlesMartelsGhost
In another video provided by The Maryland Minutemen, a fifteen year old young woman addresses the Maryland state legislature and in doing so some of the most hardcore gun control politicians. While some girls are running around attempting to be the next Lady Gaga, Madonna or Beyonce, its nice to know there are young women with some priorities in their lives. This young lady gets it, at least where arms are concerned. Take a look as see what you think.
Though I have attempted to discover the name of the young woman that spoke, I have yet to do so. However, she is a very well-spoken young woman and carried herself with poise and ease before the legislature.
She has been shooting for almost eight years. This indicates that her parents began teaching her at an early age. She has been a part of the Maryland Rifle Club and Maryland State Rifle Team since she was eleven. To the horror of the bun grabbers, she declared, We shoot semi-automatic AR-15s and my personal rifle is a Bushmaster.
Because of her experience, she has become so proficient that she has become eligible for various shooting scholarships from around the nation from a wide array of even the most prestigious college shooting teams.
Stricter gun control laws would have obliterated any opportunity I would have had could have had to attend a decent college on a shooting scholarship, she said.
She also declared that ever since she began to learn to shoot, the issue was clear in regards to gun violence, Guns arent the problem; people are.
In addressing the legislature concerning their gun grabbing legislation, she said, By signing this legislation, you are not signing away gun violence, but instead liberating American citizens of our constitutional rights. You are not eliminating guns from society, but eliminating our ability to protect our lives, liberty and pursuits of happiness.
The young woman then went on to point out the dismal record of Barack Obamas city of Chicago, Illinois, a city with arguably some of the toughest gun laws in the country. It is twice as likely for you to be killed in Chicago as it is to be killed in the Afghani War, she stated. She then backed up her bold statement. For the past eleven year and four months, in the Afghani War, 2,166 people have been killed (obviously referencing American people). Now in only eight years in Chicago 4,265 people have been killed and 3,371 of them were from being shot.
Is that really something we want to model our state laws after? she asked rhetorically.
She went on to drive the point home that of the 3,371 that were killed in Chicago, only 37 of them were killed with a rifle. Thats barely 1%! Since 98% were killed with a handgun, the young lady says that gun control legislation that targets assault rifles (Yes, I know, its semi-automatic rifles and so does she, but shes rubbing their noses in it) has statistically proven to weed out only less than 1% of the problem if youre lucky.
She also pointed out that none of the firearms used in the Chicago shootings were either licensed or registered to the people who used them. This statistic alone should be enough to argue against background checks of any king or any type of registration or permit. After all, you dont have to have any of those things to exercise any of your other rights, so why is that imposed on the Second Amendment? (Hint for liberals: Its to control you.)
She then recounted the fact that restricting guns will not stop criminals from hurting people and pointed out that the same day of the Sandy Hook shooting that a knife wielding man injured 22 children and one adult outside a primary school in China.
Guns are not needed for mass murder and robbing American citizens of our rights to own them wont solve anything, she said. You must also consider the fact that the majority of gun violence occurs in low income neighborhoods. Raising the overall costs of owning a gun through higher licensing and registration fees denies the ability of low income individuals to protect themselves from the crime focused in the areas they live in.
She then points out that passing legislation such as the Maryland legislature was considering was discrimination against the low income citizens, who are actually at the higher risk of becoming victims of crimes.
Concluding her remarks, she summarized what Marylands legislature and its governor were seeking to do.
To abolish or severely limit the right of the Maryland residents, as a whole, to bear arms, which is the intent of the proposed legislation is to essentially defeat the purpose of our own U.S. Constitution. The entire foundation of the United States was formed on the principle that the government, our government, is a government of the people, for the people and by the people. Taking away the peoples right to bear arms is taking away the peoples power in the government.
It is the Second Amendment that was put in place to make sure that the government understood that men keeping and bearing arms is not at the granting or the benevolence of government. Government is simply to protect that ability from infringement, even when it is the one seeking to infringe. In fact, I would say that any American is not only acting irresponsibly in not owning a firearm, but they are neglecting their duty to their families and country (their individual state) by not owning a firearm. Bravo to this young lady for speaking the truth and doing so very precisely and poignantly!
15 year old woman?
IMO, talking to these Liberal sewer RATs is like trying to tell Hitler not to invade Poland!
True, because they are in in for power nothing else. But it is good to see that there are some young people who are not bamboozled by their liberal propaganda.
“15 year old woman?” absolutely.
Exactly. No 15 year old is a woman.
Isn’t it funny when they’re talking about a 15 yo black male gangbanger with a gun he’s a “child”. Yet an intelligent conservative 15 yo white girl is a “woman”?
My first question as well. No further comment lest I hijack the thread.
She shows more maturity than at least half those twice her age.
In fact in Maryland a 15 year old child CANNOT give her legal consent:
Maryland statutory rape laws decree that if you have sex with a person who is 14 or 15 years old, and you are at least four years older than your partner, you can be charged with and convicted of a second-degree sexual offense.
Also, if you are at least 21 years old or older, and you have sexual relations with a person who is between the ages of 14 and 15 years old, the crime is elevated to a third-degree sexual offense.
A 15-yo young lady might be a more exacting description.
The author is obviously trying to get a specific message across by calling her a woman rather than a child or a teen, in the title.
I think teen would have been fine, or even ‘young woman’ is commonly used for teens wouldhave been better.
Can’t find the video.
Bravo to this young lady for speaking the truth and doing so very precisely and poignantly!
Girls sure didn't make speeches like that when I was a high school boy! More power to the young lady!
There is still hope for America’s future, she may be rare, but such as her could start a constitutional movement among the young...here’s hoping.
I know there are many like this girl, but the msm does their best to see they do not get exposure.
“IMO, talking to these Liberal sewer RATs is like trying to tell Hitler not to invade Poland!”
You are correct....but it is IMPERATIVE that they be challenged publicly in the way this young woman has done. She’s a new one in the pantheon of Heros.
God bless her and protect her and all our young people and the freedom lovers of this nation!
Clearly the author was trying to get that message out.
‘young woman’ is commonly used for teens considered mature and it would have served the author better in the title.
The average reader will see a title ‘15 year old woman’ and ask ‘what?’
So you are saying 16 is fair game. That seems too young...
Holy crap!! What difference does it really make?
If a 19 year old can be a child then a 15 year old can be a woman.
Orthey could just describe her as an “older youth”, like they did when referring to the 18, 19 yo and above who participate in looting andnassualt mobs.
Thanks for the link.
What I liked about that girl in the video was that she made some great points and she was where a cross.
Does not logically follow unless you’re saying the terms “child” and adult “man”/”woman” are meaningless and I won’t give you that. She may be a mature 15 yo but I guarantee you if you sit down to a conversation with her you will know you are talking to a child. I say this with some authority after having many, frequently exasperating, conversations with my wife’s 15 yo daughters and their friends. The 19 yo with a gun is an adult in every respect even if he’s making foolish/childish decisions. He’s only a child to liberals trying to excuse his behavior.
Yep - perhaps another “Henry Bowman”:
The only things obungle has been ‘good’ gor:
run away gun sales
tens of thousends of new women shooters
sharp uptick in young shooters
America is waking up...and a ‘gun behind every blade of grass’
Where do I get a permit to speak freely?
Where do I get a permit to meet my friends?
Where do I get a permit to keep my papers at home private?
Where do I get a permit to go to church and pray?
Where do I get a permit to remain silent?
Where do I get a permit to object that the government is criminalizing law-abiding citizens?
Where do I get a permit to keep and carry a copy of the US Constitution?
I agree with you. I was just following the logic of the left.
OMG!!! She is a Bible thumping (wearing a cross on her necklace), clinging to her guns, white woman!!
BTW, she is not guilty of anything, except for being a very well spoken and cute girl.
15 year old young lady? To call her a girl or child would be disrespectful.
I’m not into the PC nonsense so I’d go with child or girl since that’s a quite accurate description. Lady? Perhaps as an idiom.
Citizens vs Government arms race.
Are all the spelling errors in the original article?
Not a liberal but there are a few errors in the article.
Well, she tried, anyhow. SB 281 is on its way to the governor’s desk.
Maryland “Freak State” PING!
She was on Fox and Friends this morning and mentioned that if we cross a state line with a fire arm we cant bring it back to Maryland. WTH?
Intellectually, she is precocious, IMHO..