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31 August 2003 @ 11:03 am
Admission  
I was wrong.
I have been convinced that in the event of an attack (unsure of how likely or unlikely this is, but am willing to admit it happens TOO DAMN OFTEN) a woman is probably better off defending herself with a pointy object (read weapon).
Guns are bad, but luckily not readily available anyway.
Sorry if I caused offence, I really didn't mean to.

Thankyou to helen_katerina for a reasoned argument in favour of weaponry.

Here's hoping that our politicians one day take real steps towards dealing with the problem of violence toward women.
 
 
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Xhanthilast_reprise on August 30th, 2003 06:34 pm (UTC)
Nobody is promoting gun use. My car antenna i'sn't likely kill anyone, even me. Just one stunning blow to the head while I make a dash for the door.
Jacobyak_boy on August 30th, 2003 06:47 pm (UTC)
I didn't say anybody was, I was just pointing out that although weapons my be good to have handy, guns are not.
I just wouldn't want to be misconstrued.
Guns are bad mmkay.
helenhelen_katerina on August 31st, 2003 04:57 am (UTC)
'Guns are bad mmkay'

See, I knew there'd be something we'd agree on :P