Daggers in Their Hair: The Gilded Age Women Who Fought Off Gropers with Deadly Sharp Hatpins

For the early part of the 20th century, it was their main source of self-defense — until city councils and cops across the country decided these women were violent menaces of society who needed to surrender their fashion-forward shivs

The Denver Shooting Is the Logical Conclusion to America’s Self-Defense Fetish

No other developed nation gives its citizens as much liberty to use fatal force

‘Rooftop Koreans’ Is More Than a Meme — It’s a Violent American Fantasy

As protests spread, shop owners like my father have become a racist symbol of true trigger-happy liberty for the far right

Pocket-Sand Self-Defense Gurus Can’t Be Serious, Can They?

What started as harmless fun on ‘King of the Hill’ has now seemingly morphed into an actual defense strategy for these dudes