Is That Lipstick or Pepper Spray? Companies Capitilize on Disguising Weapons for Women

In Cleveland, Ohio, where earlier this month Anthony Sowell was indicted for luring 14 homeless, drug-addled women into his house of horrors and then allegedly sexually attacking them and strangling 11 of them, a local self-defense store is having trouble keeping merchandise in stock. Fears of violent criminals like Sowell have led local women to invest in self-defense gadgets marketed directly toward them, such as pepper sprays disguised as lipsticks or knives that on first glance appear to be...Full Story
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