On Untrained Civilians Swarming an Active Shooter – Marc MacYoung

I posted this in response to someone asking about Ben Carson’s response of going after an active shooter… *** ~sigh~ Yes, no, maybe, sometimes. We modern Americans love soundbite answers. “Gorsh it’s short it must be an aphorism.” (Aphorism a pithy observation that contains a general truth, such as, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix … [Read more…]

Male Bystanders to Street Harrassment – Erik Kondo

No discussion on street harassment is complete without an examination of the role of male bystanders. In this case, the bystanders are defined as being neither participants, nor friends or associates of the harasser. The bystanders are strangers with no ties to either the Target of harassment or the Harasser. The question of why “no … [Read more…]