Cooperation With Criminals is a Strategy, Not a Guarantee

The folks who don’t like legal self-defense, usually say something like, “Just give them what the want, and you will be OK.” Of course that isn’t true. Friend testifies against teen accused of shooting, killing beloved store clerk |

Surveillance footage captures a man walking into the store with a handgun. Even after Tahir handed over $200 in cash, police say the man shot Tahir in the back.

Violent criminals don’t stop being violent just because you are singing Kumbaya. (And they never – conveniently – talk about rapists when they say things like “give them what they want.”)

There are no guarantees in the life, save for death, and next winter’s snow. But reacting to violence with meekness is not a very good idea, as far as I am concerned.

If you give a mouse a cookie, he’s gonna want a glass of milk.