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“Guns are rarely used to kill criminals or stop crimes,” claims the Violence Policy Center (VPC), led by longtime handgun-ban advocate Josh Sugarmann, formerly of the National Coalition to Ban Handguns. However, that’s something the anti-gun group probably would have a hard time convincing former CNN Headline News anchor Lynne Russell and husband Chuck de …

I teach students to make a decision about being put under restraint before they get into a deadly force situation. By restraint, I mean that the aggressor/attacker is attempting something, or commanding you to do something, that significantly reduces your options for resistance. One of the simplest of these is for someone to aim a …

If you cannot effectively fight back immediately, escaping and fighting back may be the next best thing. The best chance to fight back and prevail is usually before you are put under restraint.   That does not mean that you have no chance after that point.   Your assailants may be sloppy or overconfident.  You many be …