Self Defense Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Self Defense.

Results 1 - 20 of 8,943 in Self Defense

  1. Jeffrey Gillespie: Pax Americana? At what price?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    One of the issues that make Americans squirm in their chairs of late is the ongoing ethical debate surrounding the use of military drones. In the grand tradition of bizarre industrial naming rituals, the most popular drone in the U.S. fleet is known as the "Reaper."

    Comment?

  2. Ohio judge acquits man who killed neighbor in self-defenseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Morning Journal

    A judge in northeast Ohio has ruled that a 52-year-old man acted in self-defense when he fatally shot his neighbor during a fight about leaves and debris in the front yard. A Cuyahoga County judge this week found Andre Jackson of the Cleveland suburb of Bedford Heights not guilty of murder and felonious assault in the killing of Michael Davis last June.

    Comment?

  3. Women's Film Festival: From the ladies room to realityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Co-founder Layne Marie Williams met Phuong Nguyen while chatting in the bathroom of West Philly restaurant Landmark Americana. Nguyen, a veteran of the Asian American Film Festival, and Williams, a University of the Arts grad, exchanged cards, leading to the birth of the female-geared film festival.

    Comment?

  4. Murder defendants guilty in missing laundry killingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    A Contra Costa jury late Wednesday afternoon convicted two reputed gang members of second-degree murder in the shooting death of an Antioch man during a dispute over missing laundry, according to prosecutor Jill Henderson. Jeramy Mark Griffin, 26, of Oakley, who fatally shot Juan Hernandez on Nov. 14, 2012, faces at least 40 years to life in prison after being convicted of second-degree murder , being a felon in possession of a firearm , assault with a firearm and street terrorism.

    Comment?

  5. Japanese PM to address joint meeting of U.S. Congress on April 29Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    John Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, says Abe's address on April 29th will be an opportunity to hear ways to expand economic and security cooperation from a close ally. During his eight-day trip to the U.S. next month,.... Abe is expected to promote his efforts to revise Japan's pacifist constitution and give his country the right to collective self-defense, in other words, allow Japan to come to the military aid of allies if they come under attack.

    Comment?

  6. Filmmaker Targets Breitbart News for Supporting Women's Right to Be ArmedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    On March 24, Breitbart News reported that Brave New Films launched a new film and campaign series against Campus Carry in an effort to wage war against the NRA's efforts to arm women for self-defense on America's college campuses. On March 26, Brave New Films founder Robert Greenwald responded to the story with a tweet suggesting the Breitbart News story simply propounded the "gun company solution" to campus rape - namely, "more guns."

    Comment?

  7. Carson ATA Martial Arts hosting free women's self-defense classRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

    Women are invited to learn about defending themselves against an attacker at a free women's self-defense seminar at 10 a.m. Saturday at Carson ATA Martial Arts, 3242 Research Way. Topics to be covered include: situational awareness; escaping bear hugs, chokes and wrist grabs; and what to do if a victim of an attack is taken to the ground.

    Comment?

  8. How To Hit The 'Reset' Button If Your Mother/Daughter Dynamic Is Messed UpRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Switched

    Amber, 24, says her mom Julie failed her as a parent. "At this point, I am through with her unless I see some drastic change but I don't think she's capable of doing that," says Amber, who claims she suffered years of verbal, emotional and physical abuse.

    Comment?

  9. Student Paper: Campus Carry Could - Reinforce Rape Culture'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    In the most forthright, albeit logic-twisting, argument given against campus carry to date, University of North Carolina's Daily Tar Heel claims the passage of campus carry could actually "reinforce rape culture." How so? The rationale for the claim is that arming women means "the burden to stop sexual assault would be further placed upon women."

    Comment?

  10. Japan's Latest Destroyer Sure Looks Like An Aircraft CarrierRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    ... power in a region that is becoming increasingly volatile is not such a bad idea, but the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force will shy away from saying that the Izumo is an aircraft carrier at all. They say it will primarily be used for ...

    Comment?

  11. PromotionsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | GwdToday.com

    Spring cleaning? MLC Coin Laundry, located at 451 Calhoun Avenue, will be donating a portion of their revenue for the month of April. Use this modern self-service laundry facility to wash your rugs, throws, and linens and you'll be helping save a shelter pet's life.

    Comment?

  12. Firearms Instructor and Mom Talks Safe Carry of Gun, ToddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News Max

    An Iowa mother of three who is also a certified firearms instructor tells Newsmax TV that she wears a holstered weapon for personal safety while she carries her youngest - and teaches other moms with guns and tots how do the same. "It's not a matter of wanting to do one or the other; it's if you've chosen to use a firearm for self-defense and you also have children, you somehow have to make both co-exist safely," Melody Lauer told "MidPoint" host Ed Berliner on Thursday.

    Comment?

  13. DEA agents allegedly held 'sex parties'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News Times

    Mexican drug cartels rake in loads of cash through various means, many of which are quite unsavory. See some of the lesser known ways they're profiting.

    Comment?

  14. Video shows Berkeley ambassador beating homeless manRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SFGate

    Shocking video surfaced Thursday that appears to show a community ambassador with a Berkeley downtown merchants group assaulting a homeless man - sucker punching him, then repeatedly striking him in the face - as another ambassador stands by. John Caner, CEO of the Downtown Berkeley Association, apologized Thursday for the incident, saying the ambassador accused of throwing punches has been fired and the other has been suspended, pending an investigation.

    Comment?

  15. U.S. appeals court to reconsider San Diego gun res...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | WHTC

    A U.S. appeals court agreed on Thursday to reconsider a ruling in which a three-judge panel last year struck down a requirement by San Diego County that residents show "good cause" to carry a concealed firearm. In a brief order, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, said an 11-judge panel would take another look at whether San Diego County's restrictions amounted to an unconstitutional infringement on citizens' Second Amendment rights to bear arms In February 2014, the three-judge panel ruled against the county on a 2-1 vote.

    Comment?

  16. Downtown Berkeley Ambassador Fired for Assaulting Homeless Man; DBA...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    This morning the Downtown Berkeley Association was made aware of a video that is posted on YouTube showing a Downtown Berkeley Ambassador assaulting a citizen, who appears to be a member of the city's street population. The DBA was shocked by this totally unacceptable egregious behavior, that runs completely contrary to the extensive training, protocols, and mission of hospitality and outreach of our Ambassadors, Block-by-Block , and the Downtown Berkeley Association.

    Comment?

  17. Jennings Police Department hosting free women's self defense classRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    There will be a free women's self defense class hosted by the Jennings Police Department March 28 from 9 am to noon at the Burton Leblanc Training Facility located at 108 N. Cary Avenue in Jennings. The class is open to the public.

    Comment?

  18. Gun Test: EAA Witness Pavona in .380, 9mm & .40 S&WRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    The firearm industry traditionally has exhibited what can only be described as attention-deficit-like tendencies in its attempt to focus on the women's personal-protection handgun market. While simultaneously acknowledging that the Right to Keep and Bear Arms is gender-neutral and that women have been integral to the armed citizenry for as long as the United States has been a country, its efforts to incorporate "female-friendly" features on handguns have often come across as pointless afterthoughts.

    Comment?

  19. MN: A Few Face Prosecution Among Hundreds in St. Patrick's Melee on Nicollet MallRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    Criminal cases are being pursued against a handful of people stemming from the mayhem that erupted on the night of St. Patrick's Day along Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, the Hennepin County attorney's office has announced. Several hundred young people, most of them teens, headed into downtown that day on free bus and light-rail rides, ran in the streets, blocked traffic and got into fights, police said.

    Comment?

  20. Women train to resist attackersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    ... and wrist and take themselves out of harm's way. "I found that there is definitely a need in this area for some self defense, that particle self defense," he said. He also shows them what to do if they are taken by surprise by stranger. Instead of ...

    Comment?