Origin of self-protection
Related formsself-pro·tect·ing, adjectiveself-pro·tec·tive, adjectiveself-pro·tec·tive·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for self-protection
Most gun nuts have them less for self-protection than self-projection.Brooklyn Shooting Hits Close to Bill de Blasio’s Park Slope Home|Michael Daly|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I completely support the right of law-abiding citizens to own and use guns for sport and self-protection.The Chipotle Anti-Gun ‘Scandal’ Has the Right Up in Arms|Sally Kohn|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
McLelland was a “good guy with a gun,” an Army veteran who carried a gun for self-protection.Pro-Gun Absolutism: The Gun Lobby’s Push to Privatize Law and Order|Will Marshall|April 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In reaction, millions of Americans turned to guns for self-protection.
Too often in our history, guns intended for self-protection were turned on fellow citizens.Praying While Packing Heat and Other Unwieldy American Traditions|Jack Schwartz|February 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some believe that we must also educate him for self-protection from vice and disease.
The right woman in the right place, and with Lamb helped form a trio that stood for harmony and self-protection.The Lady Doc|Caroline Lockhart
The first call was made by the Russian functionaries, as stated in the text, for the purpose of self-protection!
He had done a serious thing, even though in self-protection.The Pony Rider Boys in New Mexico|Frank Gee Patchin
I refer to the military organization, which was created by the political society in the interest of self-protection.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt