I am angry that one of the best Christmas presents I have ever received was a taser from my dad, who knew that once I moved into the city on my own, I would need a better form of protection than just car keys. I am angry that my parents have to worry about their little girl like this at all.
Yes. And to add from the perspective of the parent, I am terrified that any weapon I give my daughter may be taken off her and used on her. Because men are, typically, bigger and stronger.
In Canada, half of all women will be assaulted before they turn 40. The USA isn’t far behind. It fills me with rage.