In this video from 1995 Sen. Dianne Feinstein talks about the need to get a concealed carry permit to protect herself.
In the same year she stated:
“If I could have gotten 51 votes in the Senate of the United States for an out right ban, picking up every one of them….Mr. and Mrs. America, turn them all in. I would have done it. I could not do that. The votes weren’t here,”.