IF JILL HAD CARRIED A GUN…

Annie, get yer gun. There’s a new sheriff in town. And he says it’s time for y’all to “stand your ground”.

Newly elected Liberal Democratic Party senator David Leyonhjelm (below rightsays we need to change self-defence laws. He supports the US law, which “gives individuals the right to use deadly force to defend themselves, without any requirement to evade or retreat from a dangerous situation”.

david-leyonhjelmIn doing so, he invokes the murder of 29-year-old Jill Meagher in Melbourne.
“It’s unthinkable you can’t protect yourself,” he told The Australian. “Jill Meagher . . . who was raped and murdered, if she’d have carried a weapon to protect herself, she could have been …

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