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Saturday, 31 August 2013 00:00

Letter: Self Defense On Campus

Written by the Advocate Staff on WickedLocal.com

To The Editor:

The news of the senseless murder of the 24-year-old woman in Boston last week has been the subject of many conversations between parents and children of all ages. Those who have daughters, especially those who are about to leave for college, are frightened about the randomness and senselessness of what happened. Many wonder what they would have done in that situation.

Read the entire article at WickedLocal.com

Published in Violence Against Women

Len Penzo writes:

You think you're buying peace of mind. But our writer details many reasons why you really aren't getting what you paid for when you pop for a monitored home security system.

Are those homeowners crazy? Or crazy like a fox?

I took the plunge and got one not long after moving into my current home and it certainly provided peace of mind -- for a little while.


However, I eventually came to realize that the cons of owning a monitored home security system far outweighed the pros. Here are 14 reasons why:

Read Len Penzo's entire article: 14 Reasons Why Monitored Home Security Systems Are For Suckers

Published in Personal Protection
Monday, 12 August 2013 00:00

Home is your castle

Virginia Shank of the Tribune Chronicle writes:

"I just shot through my door with a gun," a Niles man told a police dispatcher last month.

Based on a 911 recording of the conversation between Roy Hahn and that dispatcher, the 40-year-old man didn't seem to realize at the time that the shotgun blast he fired through his front door had killed one of the people trying to break in and wounded another.


The shooting is among several examples of deadly force, locally and nationally, that have made headlines as prosecutors confront self-defense cases in the form of Ohio Castle Doctrine, stand-your-ground or "no duty to retreat" laws.

Read Virginia's entire article, Home is your castle

Published in Home Invasion Defense