Feinstein in 1995 on her concealed carry permit: 'I know the urge to arm yourself because that's what I did'


<p>On April 27, 1995, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) spoke at the US Senate hearing on terrorism shortly after the Oklahoma City bombing. </p><p>During the hearing, she referenced her concealed carry permit and how she carried a gun with her in the 1970's, citing the urge to arm yourself for protection- in her case from threats.</p><p>She states:</p><p><em><strong>"I know the sense of helplessness that people feel.&nbsp;<span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 32px; line-height: 40px;">I know the urge to arm yourself because that's what I did. I was trained in firearms. I walked to the hospital when my husband was sick. I carried a concealed weapon and I made the determination if somebody was going to try and take me out, I was going to take them with me."</span></strong></em></p><p><strong>ALSO WATCH:</strong></p><p><strong><a href="http://www.mrctv.org/node/119143">Mark Levin delves deeper into Feinstein audio</a></strong></p><p><strong><a href="http://www.mrctv.org/videos/feinstein-discussing-assault-weapons-ban-95… in 1995: 'Mr. and Mrs. America, Turn Them All In'</a><br /></strong></p><p><a href="http://mrctv.org/videos/harry-reid-praises-guns-2010-i-carried-gun-ever… Reid praises guns in 2010: 'I carried a gun every place I went' </a></p>

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