Taya Kyle, wife of American Sniper Chris Kyle, has experienced the effects of gun violence first hand. In fact, as anyone who has read her heartbreaking story or seen the Award-winning film American Sniper knows, it was gun violence that made her a widow in the first place. Yet last night at a CNN town hall with President Obama, Taya wasn’t standing next to the president in solidarity for his anti-gun stance. Instead, she took on the President face-to-face, asking him why he couldn’t celebrate that violent crime rates have plummeted in the U.S. in recent years, and demanding that she have the right to protect her own family from the violence of criminals.
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