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Powerful Quote Shared By Gloria Steinem About Gun Rights Re-Emerges Online

By Aimee Lutkin

On Sunday evening, a man opened fire on a concert in Las Vegas from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, killing at least 59 people and injuring another 527. In the days since, it has emerged that the gunman modified his weapons with legal bump stocks that can be attached to a legally purchased semiautomatic rifle and give it a similar fire rate to a fully automatic weapon, which in this case allowed the gunman to fire hundreds of shots a minute.  

The government's inaction and inability to keep automatic weapons from circulating amongst civilians is frustrating and scary, but it's especially astounding when compared with their efforts to regulate women's bodies. 

A quote on the subject attributed to Gloria Steinem is going viral, as it perfectly illustrates the hypocrisy of how lawmakers treat women versus guns: