Wednesday: Men taught to defend women

03/20/2013 12:00 AM

03/19/2013 6:25 PM

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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