If assaulted ~ Don’t defend yourself with a knife

If assaulted ~ Don’t defend yourself with a knife

The illustration below graphs the percentage of assault victims that were injured while defending themselves with specific weapons.

Not sure how reliable this data is, but if accurate it suggests some interesting conclusions.

Percent of Assault Victims Injured by Type of Resistance

Offering NO resistance is safer than trying to defend yourself with a knife.

“Safest” of all is defending yourself with a gun.

Get in! No time to explain!

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