Various kinds of forceful victim protective behavior, such as threatening the offender with a gun or other weapon, show the strongest negative coefficients, though none are significant. A conservative interpretation would be that armed and other forceful resistance does not appear to increase the victim's risk of injury.Very good reading.
Friday, July 22, 2005
Resistance is good for you!
Gunner at No Quarters updates an earlier post about a university study "that showed resisting crime was normally to the good of the victim." A study that the Cult of Victimhood is sure to ignore: