Welcome! Interesting and informative site ya got there. Indeed is is important to be aware of one's surroundings at all times and have the right to be prepared, carry and confident to defend themselves when needed.
Thanks for sharing.
"There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter." - Hemingway
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