Comment: What is the alternative to stand your ground?

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What is the alternative to stand your ground?

Run and hide?

What is the typical response time for police?

The ability to defend one's self is an important deterrent against being attacked in the first place. Do you suppose a person would be more or less likely to get mugged if they were openly carrying a holstered weapon? How many people do you suppose would have attempted to mug Chuck Norris in his younger days?

The realization that victims are not defenseless reduces crime.