Fighting off an XL bully is nearly “impossible,” according to a martial arts expert. Self-defense tycoon Matt Fiddes, 44, has called for a ban on the beasts and said that if anyone finds themselves confronted by one then do your best to run away.
Run away from a dog? Yeah, that’ll work. The exercise will just make him hungrier.
Of course, Over Here we don’t have to listen to bullshit like this because we have recourse to fine tools like this one:
…loaded with your choice of .410 goodness (I’m kinda torn between #2 and #5, but I can be persuaded, in Comments):
Of course, the Brits could use pepper spray — no wait: “Carry and use of pepper spray by common citizens is banned under Section 5(1)(b) of the Firearms Act 1968”.
What about tasers or stun guns? “Stun guns are considered firearms, and as such are also controlled under the Firearms Act 1968”.
Looks like they’re stuck with:
…although they’re probably also banned under the “Dangerous Club Act 1968”, or something.
Sure must be nice to live in such a state of fear — hooligans, thugs, dangerous dogs etc. — all because of stupid laws.
I prefer living in the state of Texas, thank you.