Wednesday: Men taught to defend women

March 20, 2013 

Richland County, SC The recent incident with Richland County Sheriff’s deputy Sheila Aull being shot and surrounded by her fellow officers reminded me of the feelings I had when the administration decided to send female soldiers to the front lines. As a former athlete, I know we women can do almost everything. What I worry about is what the men on the front lines will do if they see a woman in trouble. I had four brothers and three sons, and they were taught to take care of women.

I know this will not be received well by many; I just have not seen the men’s point of view anywhere else.

Irene Bacon

Columbia

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