Tactical pens are detected via metal detectors and can get one in toruble trying to pass through.
The Sharpie is a hard plastic enough to do certain damage even though of distracion or set-up
Pens with blades, etc., are illegal or are classed under the NFA of AOW
Many bouncers I know are not martial artists. Nor really good fighters. They are just big guys as a display. Some do know crowd control. But being a bouncers is not about superior self defense.
BTW, I was a bouncer-turned Night Club Manager...I did not hire bouncers whom thought they...
The idea is not to make it harder for criminals to get weapons. The idea is to make it harder for law-biding citizens to get weapons. There is a idea keeping guns out of the hands of law-biding citizens could lessen "the need" to purchase weapons. The idea is to lesson the need, thus lesson the...
One point with weapons restriciton laws is aimed to curtail criminal activity.
But criminals are law breakers, how can a weapons law stop crime, if the person is going to break laws in the first place?
Another point is to control the quantity of weapons being distributed.
But, the popultion is...
Real Fight Equation;
aPA + aPB = 1L/1W
aggitated Person A vs aggitated Person B = 1Loser/1Winner
The certain thing about a real fight is two people in physical opposition, one becoming the victor, the other, the loser
People tend not to ask themselves these basic questions.
Complacency is one reason
Ignorance is bliss is another
Another thing, is the "marketing".
Often people are sold unto a name and have their own "idea" what they should be doing.
In the case of said martial org, they are simply...