Concealed carry is on the rise, but, sadly, we may not always have access to firearms for self-defense. Below are nine totally different items that can be used effectively as self-defense weapons. These tools are also small and lightweight so you’ll carry them easily and discreetly with you wherever you go.
This is probably the first weapon besides a gun that comes to mind. The knife, whether it’s a small pocket knife or a larger, fixed-bladed one, may be a very commonplace tool because almost everybody has at least one or two of them. While larger knives will draw attention to you, there are many smaller knives that can be simply concealed on your person. I recommend a folding knife with a serrated blade that may be opened and closed quickly.
While it’s true that any pen can technically be used as a stabbing weapon, tactical pens are better for this purpose. Tactical pens differ from regular pens in that they’re made out of a very durable metal and the finish of the pen has a sharp edge that can be used for protection.
Pepper or wasp spray
Both pepper and wasp spray are non-lethal weapons that serve as effective deterrents because they inflict significant irritation to the mouth and eyes.
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