Category Archives: Pepper Sprays

Why You Should Be Using Mace For Self Defense

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We will discuss why you should be using Mace for self defense in today’s post, but first some background information. Modern day history of pepper spray started in 1973 when the FBI “worked to develop weapons grade material in the … Continue reading

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What Is Oleoresin Capsicum?

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What is oleoresin capsicum? It is a funny sounding name; actually two words that comprise the essence of pepper spray. The two words are; oleoresin which means an oil holding resin in solution, and capsaicin which is the active ingredient … Continue reading

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Sexual Assaults On Campus-Most Involve Drugs Or Alcohol

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Here’s a story about campus Sexual Assaults where US representative Pat Meehan R-Delaware, convened regional experts on campus safety last month to discuss the issue and come up with policy recommendations on how to narrow the gap between the number … Continue reading

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Hurdle In Domestic Violence

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Domestic violence in a relationship is about as difficult a situation to handle as any. It is fraught with hurdles. This story is about one Domestic Violence Hurdle that typifies the problems with domestic violence. It essentially talks about police … Continue reading

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Assaults On Women

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This is a story from the Blackpool Gazette in the United Kingdom about Assaults On Women. The gist of the story is that, on average, a woman will be hit or threatened by a partner 35 times before she reports … Continue reading

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Popular Wildfire Defensive Sprays

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In today’s blog post we’re doing a review of the most popular Wildfire pepper sprays. They all have an 18% concentration of oleoresin capsicum which makes them nearly twice as hot as most sprays. They are made and independently tested … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence-The Secret Killer

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Everyone knows about domestic violence as a criminal issue. But this article by Forbes magazine talks about it in a social, business and health context. Read the whole story from Forbes magazine HERE. The article makes the argument that “domestic … Continue reading

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Aussie Domestic Violence Crackdown

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If you think for one minute the United States is the only country that has a domestic violence problem think again! Here’s a story out of Australia, where police in Alice Springs have made more than 280 arrests as part … Continue reading

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Young Women And Relationship Violence

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About 10 years ago the Liz Claiborne Corporation did a comprehensive study about teenage dating and the perils associated with it such as assaults that are normally connected to domestic violence. Recently there was another study done and the conclusions … Continue reading

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Military Women: Sexual Assault And Harassment Remain

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As the military tries again to deal with an epidemic of sexual assaults, these three service members have witnessed the problem firsthand. They know what happens when those who are victimized try to report assaults. They have seen commanders look … Continue reading

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Parking Lot Safety-Safety Tip Of The Week

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Statistics show that an inordinate number of assaults and robberies occur in parking lots-specifically mall parking lots and grocery store parking lots. The reason for this may not seem obvious but there is a good reason. Sexual perverts and robbers … Continue reading

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Egyptian Women Again Victims Of Sexual Assault In Public

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Human Rights Watch says at least 91 women have been raped over four days a week ago in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, a central site of recent mass protests that have shaken the country’s political leadership. You can read the rest … Continue reading

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Sexual Assaults Awareness And Causes

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Here are two articles about sexual assault. The first one is from the University of North Carolina, where students are trying to raise awareness about sexual assault On April 11, the University of North Carolina Wilmington organized its first Walk … Continue reading

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Sexual Assaults In The Military

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Assaults in the military have received a lot of publicity lately. It was reported that 26,000 cases of sexual assault happened in the military last year. Like most sexual assaults less than 10% are actually reported You can read the … Continue reading

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Sabre Stop Strap Pepper Spray-Product Review

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Today we are doing a review of one of the most popular Sabre pepper sprays called the Sabre Stop Strap. It uses the famous Sabre red formula that contains 10% Oleoresin Capsicum measuring 2,000,000 Scoville Heat Units, producing .67% major … Continue reading

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