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(NEW YORK) — There’s no question about where Kim Kardashian West stands on gun control.

After the police-involved shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile last month, the reality star took to Instagram to make a statement, posting a picture that included the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter.

And after the Pulse Nightclub massacre back in June, she also tweeted emphatically, “When will these gun laws be changed?!?!?!?!!!!?????”

Kardashian West spoke about her feelings on gun control Saturday at the BlogHer conference in Los Angeles, saying that her two children and husband Kanye West play a large part in why she feels so passionately about strengthening laws.

“I am just terrified of everything. I am so paranoid, so afraid,” she told the audience, according to E! News. “It’s such high anxiety.”

“There’s something when you have two kids, you just, I don’t know. So yes, I’ve definitely become more aware,” she continued. “I’ve definitely spoken out more as far as definitely gun control. I just want to be super protective of my kids so I have felt that need.”

During the wide-ranging conversation at one of the largest gatherings of bloggers in the U.S., Kardashian West, 35, also revealed that she too doesn’t consider herself a feminist.

The revelation comes days after Sarah Jessica Parker made headlines for saying the same thing.

“I don’t like labels,” the reality star explained. “I do what makes me happy and I want women to be confident. I am so supportive of women.”

The “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star said that despite embracing her body and often posing nude, she has some issues with the feminist movement.

“I love nothing more than when I’m with all my friends and I love to support women but I’m not a ‘free the nipple-type’ of girl,” she said. “If you’re not comfortable with that, don’t do it! I’m not about the labels. Just be you and be confident in you.”

Kardashian West said she loves celebrating her body, especially since she’s become a mother.

“I mean, after you have a kid and now after you have two kids there is a feeling. I mean, I lost 70 pounds,” she began. “So when you dedicate yourself getting up every morning, wake up at six in the morning, feeding one baby, get to go work out for an hour, coming back, feeding another baby, my husband, and then come back … I’m like, ‘I have three people I have to take care of!’ You can just get so caught up in not wanting to be motivated.”

“So I made it a really important thing for my confidence and for me to feel good,” she added. “Have I posted a new selfie since I lost all my baby weight? I don’t think so!”

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