What Are the Self Defense Laws in Ohio?

stun gun self defense in ohioKnowing what the self defense laws in Ohio is something all Ohioans need to know and what rights they have at protecting themselves from harm.

When it comes to self defense laws nearly all states permit some use of deadly force in order for a person to protect themselves inside their home, which is based on the ‘Castle Doctrine.’ However, while some areas require a person to retreat from an attacker outside of their home, there are more and more states expanding their laws in order to increase a person’s safety and legal rights if they happen to be outside of their homes too.

Previously in Ohio, if a homeowner was subjected to an intruder inside their home they were required to retreat before using deadly force against the suspect. Not only that, but the burden of proof lay upon the defendant to prove in court that the use of deadly force in such a situation was required because he/she had acted out of fear of physical injury or death.

Now, though, the law has changed.

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Women’s Safety: How to Stay Safe While Traveling Alone

stun gun for women safety when traveling aloneNowadays it’s not uncommon for women to want to travel alone, but how can they do something they enjoy while still being safe?

Over recent months the subject of travelling alone has come under the spotlight, particularly in New Delhi, after the fatal gang-rape of an Indian student and the sexual assault of a South Korean woman. While US travel advisories have issued warnings to women to not travel alone others have gone so far as to recommend that women forgo travelling alone at all. Knowing the crime rate in different countries can often help when it comes to planning so you know what areas to avoid.

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What to do if You Find a Burglar in Your Home

taser against burglarFor countless home owners their home is their safe haven, a place for them to escape from their otherwise chaotic lives. For this reason no one wants their home to be targeted by burglars, but it does happen. Here we look at what to do if you are confronted by a thief in your home.

It’s late at night and you are in bed when you hear glass breaking downstairs. With your heart thundering in your throat you realize that someone is breaking into your home. What do you do?

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Tips on How to Jog in Safety at Night

jog with a stun gun for safetyJogging is probably one of the easiest sports to take up for exercise, but it can also be one that sees many opportunistic criminals targeting those on their own. Taking safety measures will ensure that you stay safe during your workout.

It goes without saying that jogging during daylight hours is much safer compared to jogging at night; however, with our increasingly busy schedules and family commitments, there are many runners who find they only have time to jog during the evening or early morning.

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Stun Guns for Stopping Home Intruder

stun guns for stopping home intruders
According to the FBI statistics, “in 2009, there were an estimated 2,199,125 burglaries”. That’s one every 15 seconds. If your home is next, are you prepared?

  • 2,199,125 burglaries in 2009
  • One every 15 seconds

 

Benefits of owning a Stun Gun:

  • Increases your chance of survival
  • Much safer to store than a firearm for home with your children
  • No permanent damage to attacker, so you can live with yourself
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Stun Guns For College Students

college student self defenseSending your kids off to college is an emotional time. You are so proud of their achievements and are excited (and a little sad) that they are leaving home. They will be on their own and will learn to become independent responsible adults. We hope that the college provides a safe atmosphere to achieve this, but we know today that more and more violence is happening on college campuses. How can we ensure their safety away from home?

According to the FBI report, there were 501 acts of forcible rape, 1445 aggravated assaults and 12128 burglaries that occurred on our college campuses last year. Continue reading

Knowing What Self Defense Device You Can Pack in Your Baggage

taser in carry on luggageHere we look at what the prohibited self defense devices in your carry-on baggage are, helping you avoid any unwanted fines.

Nowadays, it goes without saying that there are more people turning their attention to self defense devices such as stun guns and pepper spray for increased protection when they need it the most. After all, you never know when someone is going to target you, which is why it’s always a good idea to have a device you can rely upon on hand to help you out.

However, saying that, there are times when relinquishing your self defense device is a requirement, particularly when it comes to your carry-on baggage even if this may seem, for many, the time when they need extra protection.

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Knowing How To Protect Yourself in a Street Fight

use a taser in a street fightIt is important to know how to protect yourself in an attack so that you can avoid becoming another statistic in tomorrow’s news headlines. Here we show you how in six simple steps.

In the United States the rate of violent victimization increased 17 percent from 19.3 victimizations per 1,000 persons aged 12 and older in 2010 to 22.5 percent in 2011, according to data conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. This is why knowing how to avoid becoming another victim is vital to staying out of harm’s way and ahead of someone else’s idea of harming you.

 

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How to Protect Yourself from Dog Attacks

stun gun against dogsDog attacks take place across the world. Inflicting people of all ages, but how do you avoid becoming a victim of a dog attack?

In the United States, it is estimated that 4.7 million dog bites occur every year, according to figures by the center of disease control. It is often said that prevention is better than a cure, so before you find yourself confronted by a violent dog, it is a good idea to see how you can avoid such a situation from happening in the first place.

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How Pepper Spray Works

Pepper Spray vs. Mace

If you’re not sure what the differences between Mace, and pepper spray are, you’re not alone. Nowadays pepper spray and Mace are often used interchangeable; however, they are ultimately different substances. Below are differences to look out for which should help to determine which device is the best for your protection needs.

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