Most feminists don’t think of guns as a means to empower women — rather, we tend to see them as a danger. Antonia Okafor Cover, the founder and president of EMPOWERED, an American non-profit, sees things differently. Antonia is the National Director of Women’s Outreach and a national spokesperson for Gun Owners of America. She founded EMPOWERED in order to educate, train, and equip young women in the use of firearms for protection on college campuses, as well as to help women advocate for their Second Amendment rights.
In this episode, I speak with Antonia about her life, politics, and why she decided to take up arms.
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