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First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt: ‘I Carry a Pistol, and I’m a Fairly Good Shot’

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First Lady Eleanor Roosevelts Carry Permit

By AWR Hawkins

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

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Washington DC – -(Ammoland.com)- Among the numerous exhibits at the FDR Library is one that shows First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt knew the benefits of female gun ownership. Her permit to carry a pistol, issued August 5, 1957, is on display.

A tweet sent by the US National Archives links to copies of the permit released to Slate Magazine last year.

Slate published images of the permit, the back of which shows that Mrs. Roosevelt was given “permission” to buy a gun …read more

Source:: Ammoland

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