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Self-defense (self-defence in many varieties of English) is a countermeasure that involves defending the health and well-being of oneself from harm. The use of the right of self-defense as a legal justification for the use of force in times of danger is available in many jurisdictions, but the interpretation varies widely.
Actually, one could and should add that Deputy Sylvester and the courts also stripped Andrew Scott of his 5th Amendment not "be deprived of life ... without due process of law".
Article from the Seattle Times is here: Man accused of driving into Seattle protesters and shooting a man held on investigation of assault
Video is here: Man drives car into crowd, shoots one person at Sunday protest on Capitol Hill
There's a link to a longer video on Twitter at the bottom of...
Hey Gun People! I have 2 new boxes of 9mm 147gr HST Hollow Point, 50 round boxes! This is a top defensive ammo! You can't get much better quality or reliability than this. $55 per box, firm, cash only, no trades. Please PM me if you are interested! Thank you!
Was perusing Midway's offerings for .40 cal hollow points to try and came across the Hornady Z-Max that they advertised as a brand new item.
Looks like the FTX or Critical Defense design, only with a green tip.
It was the description of the bullet that disgusted me.
Could you imagine if you...
Been in a few debates on various gun forums over the years with well-meaning fellow gun-owners regarding things such as adequate CCW capacity, caliber choice, defensive distances, etc.
Came across an old article by Masaad Ayoob that addresses just about all of those subjects. It was a breath...
May have implications for SB 978 and its' conflicts within one's property
Was in a discussion on another forum about the somewhat recent trend of it being the coolest thing to attend high-dollar defensive shooting classes at places like Gunsite, Thunder Ranch, Front Site, etc.
People spend thousands of dollars to get training on how to engage threats, move...
I fell in love with Portland Krav Maga Self-Defense and Fitness after taking my granddaughter to a couple of their Women's Defense Seminars. I was so impressed that I started taking regular classes there myself.
Right now they're offering a free trial class at this link:
Free Trial Classes...
i don’t need one at this time but always wondered who to contact if involved in a self defense shooting. Is there a list of possible lawyers to call/contact on this site one could have at the ready? Are there any lawyers on this forum that can handle such a situation? I think it would be nice...
More People Use a Gun in Self-Defense Each Year Than Die in Car Accidents.
July 17, 2013
CDC Study: Use of Firearms for Self-Defense is ‘Important Crime Deterrent.’ “The $10 million study was commissioned by President Barack Obama as part of 23 executive orders.
Instapundit » Blog Archive » 2013 FLASHBACK: CDC Study: Use of Firearms for Self-Defense is...
Hey Everyone. I'm looking for recommendations about self-defense batons. Everything I have browsed appear to me not much better than a telescoping car antenna. Haven't had one of these in years and would like to add a couple. Formerly had one that was like a smallish baseball bat. Wonder...
A surprisingly balanced view on the subject. Original article is here: OSU researchers study risks of armed self-defense
OSU researchers study risks of armed self-defense
Dec 22, 2017 Updated Dec 22, 2017
Training for armed self-defense is like preparing for a...