According to a study from Pew Research Center, about one-in-five women in the U.S. report that they own a gun. While these women resemble their male counterparts in some respects, their views on and experiences with guns often differ from those of male gun owners. How does gun-ownership differ for women than for men? And how important is it to protect a law-abiding woman’s right to carry? Marilyn Smolenski, Owner of Nickle and Lace and a Candidate for State Representative, Babette Holder, President of the Frederick Douglass Foundation of Illinois, join Host Jodi Carroll to get to the Heart of the Matter.