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Fri Sep 7, 2012, 06:10 PM

 

If you carry a firearm your victim will take it and use it against you

http://m.abc22now.com/news/Police:Woman_Raped,_Shot_Attacker_in_Face__?mobileredirect=true

SPRINGFIELD-- A Springfield man is facing rape and kidnapping charges after police said he raped a woman by gunpoint.  Investigators said  the victim fought back and shot her attacker in the face.
                
Duane Portman Sr. 44,  was  in a Clark County courtroom this morning, with bandages on his face.                  
 
Police said he raped  the woman Sunday morning at 3 am,  at the Labelz 4  Less store  on East Main.
  
Police said the woman was able to wrestle the gun away, and was able to shoot  Portman. 


It's not the object, it's the person. The only real weapon a person has is their own mind. Everything else is just a tool.

She used her brain to take his firearm and put it to good use. I think the encounter would have ended sooner if she had her own personal firearm, but it looks like she did everything she could to save herself.

She should be proud for putting up such a fight and triumphing over her obviously larger, stronger and armed attacker. I just hope the healing process has started for her already, knowing that her attacker is behind bars.

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Reply If you carry a firearm your victim will take it and use it against you (Original post)
rDigital Sep 2012 OP
rrneck Sep 2012 #1
upaloopa Sep 2012 #2
rDigital Sep 2012 #3
PavePusher Sep 2012 #4
sarisataka Sep 2012 #6
Clames Sep 2012 #7
Reasonable_Argument Sep 2012 #8
rDigital Sep 2012 #9
Lurks Often Sep 2012 #12
Euromutt Sep 2012 #13
discntnt_irny_srcsm Sep 2012 #5
Remmah2 Sep 2012 #10
discntnt_irny_srcsm Sep 2012 #11
rDigital Sep 2012 #14
discntnt_irny_srcsm Sep 2012 #15

Response to rDigital (Original post)

Fri Sep 7, 2012, 06:24 PM

1. It wouldnt have happened at all if he thought he'd get shot. nt

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Response to rDigital (Original post)

Fri Sep 7, 2012, 06:33 PM

2. Maybe if the ass hole didn't own a gun he would not have felt so safe in raping a woman.

No, to you the only solution is more guns! Pathetic!

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Response to upaloopa (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 7, 2012, 06:44 PM

3. Interesting straw man based ad hominem. Cheer up, sunshine.

 

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Response to upaloopa (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 7, 2012, 06:45 PM

4. Lots of women are raped with no weapons involved at all.

 

But you seem to think they should have to rely on their strength and unarmed-combat skills to defend themselves...

That's a sick, vile, fucking disgusting belief and you should be ashamed of it.

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Response to upaloopa (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 7, 2012, 07:01 PM

6. The gun made him do it

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Response to upaloopa (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 7, 2012, 07:10 PM

7. Maybe you should tell us exactly what law would have stopped him.

 

So that you understand, I'm not expecting any kind of answers except the predictable ones you'll come up with.

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Response to upaloopa (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 7, 2012, 07:14 PM

8. I'm sure if he held a knife to her throat instead of a gun

 

You'd change your mind.... right?

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Response to Reasonable_Argument (Reply #8)

Fri Sep 7, 2012, 07:45 PM

9. Knives are a more honorable rape weapon. /sarcasm

 

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Response to upaloopa (Reply #2)

Sat Sep 8, 2012, 08:01 PM

12. Interesting to see that you don't seem to favor women being able to protect

 

themselves from being raped because you would prefer they not be allowed to own guns.

Let's see, since you dislike guns that would also mean that you don't want the elderly or the handicapped to be able to protect themselves either.

In your deluded world, about the only people able to protect themselves would be the police and the armed bodyguards of the rich and powerful.

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Response to upaloopa (Reply #2)

Sat Sep 8, 2012, 08:48 PM

13. Fewer than 2% of forcible rapes are committed using a firearm

Knives are the common weapon used in rapes, but unarmed personal force is even more frequent. Really, no rapist was ever deterred from committing his crime because he didn't possess a gun.

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Response to rDigital (Original post)

Fri Sep 7, 2012, 06:47 PM

5. If...

...it can't be made impossible for the evil, crazy and criminal to get weapons (and it can't) then it should be easier for the just and lawful to get them and defensive training ought to be government sponsored.

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Response to rDigital (Original post)

Fri Sep 7, 2012, 08:42 PM

10. "The only real weapon a person has is their own mind."

 

That explains why some people are defenseless.

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Response to Remmah2 (Reply #10)

Fri Sep 7, 2012, 09:16 PM

11. It's a concept...

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Response to discntnt_irny_srcsm (Reply #11)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 12:50 PM

14. Worst t-Shirt design... LOL. nt

 

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Response to rDigital (Reply #14)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 01:26 PM

15. In spite of that...

...I do like the morning star motif.

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