Thursday, February 21, 2013

Most Effective Rape Preventative: Vomit, Urine Or Hot Lead?

February 20, 2013 by Sam Rolley
Colorado State Representative Joe Salazar, a Democrat, caused a media stir after suggesting that women shouldn’t carry guns to protect themselves against sexual assault because they are liable to shoot somebody simply because they “feel like [they’re] going to be raped.” According to the FBI’s statistics, there were an estimated 83,425 forcible rapes reported to law enforcement in 2011. Females age 16 to 24 have the highest likelihood of becoming the victim of rape — two to three times higher. And the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence reports only 14,675 people wounded by accidental shootings in the same year…….
The FBI does not specify the number of rapes where the victim was subsequently murdered, but Brady contends that a little more than 600 accidental shootings were fatal.  Rape is a nasty, despicable and depraved act carried out by predatory individuals who have an obvious disregard for consequence. Teaching people to be better victims, many people would argue, is far less effective than being properly trained to carry and defend oneself with a firearm….To Read More…

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