Stu­dents of the decades-​​long gun debate said there is a clear public rela­tions advan­tage for the NRA in talking about guns as a women’s issue.

Unlike men, who may be viewed as having this self-​​interest of main­taining their guns for sport or as a form of aggres­sion, women are seen as purely con­cerned about self-​​protection and safety,” said James Alan Fox, a pro­fessor of crim­i­nology, law and public policy at North­eastern University.

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