Press release [via Ammoland.com]
A bullet proof vest is designed for bullets. This may seem obvious, and it is true, yet a bulletproof vest can protect you against a wide range of threats. Of course, protection against firearms is its main purpose, but some people will not feel that guns are a major threat, and will therefore not consider wearing a bulletproof vest. However, the unique threats body armor can protect you against mean that anyone and everyone can benefit from a bullet proof vest . . .
Sticks and Stones
Rocks, stones, and fists can all cause an immense amount of damage, and perhaps the easiest weapons to wield. Of course the range and power of each varies greatly, especially when it comes to fists, but all of them are capable of causing you an injury you may not be able to treat, particularly in the midst of an attack. Surprisingly, body armor can help protect you against these weapons, as the Kevlar in the vest will absorb and disperse the energy of the impact, significantly reducing the damage it causes.
Swords and Shields
Indeed, any handheld weapon with an edge or a spike, as humanity has proven over millennia, …Read the Rest
Source:: Truth About Guns