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Old 05-18-2005, 08:07 PM   #22
Jeanne Shepard
 
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Re: Can women defend themselves?

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Ron Ragusa wrote:
Hi Lorien:



There is a prevailing thought about women defending themselves that says they shouldn't because they will end up getting hurt worse. I am not saying that the people on the thread were saying that. It just occurred to me that maybe people believe this and don't even know why.
Mary
This USED to be believed, back when I first took so called "self defense." Now we are told that if you don't' resist, you will probably end up dead, and your best chances come from fighting back.

Jeanne
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