Saturday, June 11, 2011

Ten to One

Excellent article about self defense by Robert Morse.
We’d all applaud a self defense technique that reduced rape and battery by 90 percent. That technique exists, and our actions can make the difference between fending off a violent attack or becoming a victim. So here is the secret. Evidence shows that 90 percent of assaults and rapes are prevented when victims defend themselves with a firearm. In contrast, law enforcement works very hard to achieve a 5 to 10 percent reduction in crime year to year. Let’s put those results into perspective. When they outlaw armed self defense, they make the victim 10 times more likely to be raped and injured. While this isn’t making headlines, the harm to the victims is very real. The real news is the armed citizen, and the harm caused by gun control.
Read more at the link above.
(thx to Oleg Volk for the link to this article)

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