Black Man Who Claimed Self-Defense in Killing of White Teen Convicted of Manslaughter
Marc Wilson claimed he fired his gun in self-defense after teens yelled racial slurs and tried to run him off the road in Statesboro, Georgia. The jury didn’t see it that way.
Black Man Charged With Murder of White Teen Says He Was Standing His Ground
Self-defense claims led to acquittals for Kyle Rittenhouse and George Zimmerman. But Marc Wilson isn’t white–and history is not on his side.
The Best Self-Defense Items, According to Reviewers Who Have Tried Them
These are the self-defense tools folks swear by, from pepper sprays to seatbelt cutters, and even incognito jewelry alarms and tasers from Amazon.
Can You Use Self-Defense Against Cops?
“That line between saying, ‘Hey, I'm defending myself’ and ‘I'm resisting arrest,’ is very gray.”
‘Hammer Fist’ and Eye-Gouging: Asian Americans Are Learning to Fight Racist Attackers on Zoom
But sometimes the most valuable advice is just to run.
Meet the Activists Arming Trans People With Stun Guns and Pepper Spray
With anti-trans violence on the rise, mutual aid groups are raising money to equip trans folks with self-defense tools and training.
Watch This 14-Year-Old Girl Fight Off 3 Armed Robbers With a Machete
It wasn’t the first time they’d been robbed so she “already had it in mind that if something happened, I’d get the machete and get them.”
This TikTok Video Can Protect You From Creepy Taxi Drivers
In Indonesia, TikTok is for more than just viral dance challenges.
Trans Woman's Killer Used the "Gay Panic Defense." It's Still Legal in 42 States.
Islan Nettles' assailant claimed he’d felt duped and humiliated by the revelation of his victim's gender identity
Washington just became the second state to ban the NRA’s “murder insurance”
The policies sold are deceptive and dishonest. I would be remiss as the state’s insurance regulator if I didn’t shut them down.”
After Nirbhaya, The Gun Made Just for Indian Women Has Been a Spectacular Failure
Buyers and sellers both hate it.
What It's Like to Be a Man Paid to Pretend to Attack Women
“You have to learn how to say some pretty nasty stuff,” says one of the male instructors at an “adrenal stress training” course.