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Things are not always what they seem. Remember that before you get too involved!

This is a discussion on Things are not always what they seem. Remember that before you get too involved! within the Carry & Defensive Scenarios forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by PaulG My gripe is that it appears that some people automatically assume that ANYONE who decides to go and see if they ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulG
    My gripe is that it appears that some people automatically assume that ANYONE who decides to go and see if they can help is a Captain America.
    While others seem to think that ANYONE who chooses to take a strictly defensive posture is a coward. They are BOTH wrong!


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    Quote Originally Posted by denverd0n View Post
    While others seem to think that ANYONE who chooses to take a strictly defensive posture is a coward. They are BOTH wrong!
    I agree 100%.
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    Police said the woman did not appear to have any visible signs of being attacked.
    The same police also know about the cycle of abuse and have a good idea that the lady is lying her butt off . Many will to protect the abuser , right up till death and its not limited to women .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Redneck Repairs View Post
    The same police also know about the cycle of abuse and have a good idea that the lady is lying her butt off . Many will to protect the abuser , right up till death and its not limited to women .
    You got that right..............
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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulG View Post
    They are all just good people caught in a very bad situation and making different decisions as to the best course of action.
    At the end of the day, this is all it is. Tomayto, tomahto.

    Now, to get the legislators, law-enforcement & legal communities to see to it as simply, clearly.
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    that's cut and dry to me. i'm not a member of the "justice league of america." i'll call the police at most and only if it feels necessary.
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    As much as I like to help people I'm calling 911 and observing. I'm not saying I will never help a stranger but I would have to have seen or know a lot before I'd draw and intervene. Now maybe I might have yelled something to the lady to see if she'd respond and requests help.

    I also think there's more to this story.
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    i dont think anyone here would assume or think that each and every other poster hopes they do the right thing, in any possibility of such serious implications as this.

    i say leave it at that

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    Just remember, even cops in pairs, dread domestic disputes.

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