For John, BLUF: It makes sense. Guns for protection. Nothing to see here; just move along.
I know it is Brietbart, but still, it is worth considering. For both Progressives (Dems) and us true Liberals (GOP). "Women are a Driving Force in Nation's Shift From Gun Control to Gun Rights. The lede:
Women have emerged as one of the fastest-growing demographics of new gun buyers and concealed carry permit holders in the country, and in the process, they have become a driving force in the shift in American attitudes from pro-gun control to pro-gun rights.Hat tip to the InstaPundit.
Regards — Cliff