It’s called “muscular Christianity.” Practitioners combine physical strength and health with “an active pursuit of Christian ideals.” Take it from a Jew, it’s a damn fine idea. The world is not a gentle place, even for gentle people who dedicate their lives to helping others. And while physical strength is a wonderful thing, a gift, there’s nothing wrong with using what’s called a “force multiplier” to enhance that strength, especially when circumstances demand. In other words, when you’re in the business of protecting others who live outside the mainstream, carrying a gun for self-protection is morally and practically recommended. ‘Cause this [via nytimes.com] . . .
Ms. Ana Charle, 36 [above], had parked her car around the corner from the shelter when she came to work on Monday.
For women working at the shelter, such precautions are not unusual. “It is a men’s shelter,” said one city official speaking on the condition of anonymity. “They are being harassed a little bit by the men.”
When she returned to her car shortly before 6 p.m., Mr. Spruill was waiting.
At gunpoint, he ordered her into the back of her Honda sedan.
He “tells her to take her clothes off, which …read more
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