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Gun Policy News, 8 April 2007

United States

8 April 2007

Washington Post

Shelly Parker did everything she could to keep her home safe. She owned a dog. She called D.C. police when she suspected illegal activity on her block. She installed a security camera on her front window. Her crime-fighting efforts made an impression. One night, Parker found her car window smashed and saw rocks scattered around the vehicle. She felt it was retaliation for her vigilance. "That really disturbed me to my core," recalled Parker, who said she often... (

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