‘Rape culture wins’: Feminist freakout after Miss Nevada dares suggest self defense training for women

Miss Nevada, Nia Sanchez, was crowned Miss USA on Sunday night. During the pageant, Sanchez, who has a fourth-degree black belt in taekwondo, was asked a question about sexual assaults on college campuses. Sanchez suggested that women get training to learn how to defend themselves.

Guess what happened next:

For many, yes, the suggestion that women learn to defend themselves was a ridiculous idea, and it even constituted “victim blaming”:




Self-defense training seems to make more sense than certain other ridiculous methods that have been suggested, but apparently many disagree.



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