Monday letters: What would you have done?

July 22, 2013 

If someone hit you first and knocked you down, climbed upon you and kept beating you, what would you do? If this beating was not stopped, would you be dead?

Would the one being beaten or the one who is doing the beating be the one yelling for help?

If you are the one being beaten, would you use a legal gun, a knife of some other object to stop this other person?

Also, following a person is not a crime, but turning and then attacking another person is.

Question: What would you have done if you were too weak to defend yourself with your hands against this person of unknown age who is beating your head off?

John H. Bethea


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