Paxton Quigley : Armed and Female

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Paxton Quigley : Armed and Female

Postby GOSA » Tue, 2007-08-21 12:02

I was a pacifist until one night...

... a friend phoned and tearfully told me she had been followed home, attacked and viciously raped by a predator. As I drove her to a hospital I learned that she'd had several opportunities during the ordeal to defend herself - if only she'd had something to defend herself with. But she didn't - no self-defense spray, no mini-baton, no gun.

Her condition was so horrendous that right then and there, I made up my mind --- this was NOT EVER going to happen to me. What followed for me was a journey of discovery, training (at dozens of the top self-defense and lethal weapons programs), enlightenment and sharing that fulfilled my own needs for security. I also saw that I had to become a national advocate of the concept that WOMEN CAN AND MUST TAKE ACTION TO BETTER THEIR LIVES.

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