'The View' co-host says she feels 'empowered' after buying a gun to protect her family — then she gets dogged by her fellow co-hosts
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During a discussion about increased gun ownership among black women in America on Tuesday, ABC's "The View" guest co-host Sherri Shepherd revealed that she recently became a gun owner and that the decision has left her feeling "empowered."

"I bought a 9MM gun," Shepherd proudly announced on the show as some in the audience gasped and even chuckled.

"I don't know why you're laughing," she shot back jokingly.

Shepherd, a single mother, went on to explain that she purchased the firearm to better...

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