Antiquated gun laws that actually put this woman in more danger need to be changed. It shouldn’t take months to obtain the weapon she has every a right to have. A fast-track system for those in need of a weapon should be able to get one.
45-year-old Michael Eitel is a fugitive on the run, wanted for the very preventable murder of his former girlfriend. A violent man, he had threatened her. A law-abiding citizen, she did everything she could legally to protect herself from him.

New Jersey’s absurd, antiquated gun laws cost her her life.

Save up to 66% on MyPillow products. Use promo code FedUp, and save up to 66%.

When Carol Bowne felt the threat of domestic violence, the petite hairdresser took steps to protect herself.

The Berlin Township woman got a restraining order against a former boyfriend, installed security cameras and an alarm system to her home and began the months-long process of obtaining a handgun, friends said.

But it wasn’t enough.

Trending: What Just Fell Out Of Biden’s Pants? [VIDEO]

Bowne, 39, was stabbed to death in the driveway of her Patton Avenue home on Wednesday night.

Her former boyfriend, 45-year-old Michael Eitel, was charged with her murder. Eitel, a convicted felon, was a fugitive Thursday, being sought by a U.S. Marshals Service task force.

carols

Bowne’s death shocked her friends and neighbors, who described her as a bubbly, well-liked person. But her slaying also embittered some, who felt the system had failed to protect a woman in danger.

“She did absolutely everything she was supposed to,” said Denise Lovallo, a fellow hairdresser at O’Hara and Co. in Somerdale…

Via: philly.com

Join The Conversation. Leave a Comment.


We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.