“Wichita police say a woman was sexually assaulted, hit on the head, and set on fire Monday night in Fairmount Park,” stlouis.cbslocal.com reports. St. Louis, eh? While the mainstream media’s busy gawking at the Gateway City’s surging gun sales (ahead of the Michael Brown grand jury ruling), the daily affront of criminal predation continues. Yes, there’s less of it, statistically speaking. But what do stats mean when you’re being raped, beaten to death and set on fire? If the antis can wave the bloody shirt to argue for civilian disarmament, The People of the Gun can use this story to defend firearms freedom . . .
According to police, the woman was on the ground, almost in a crawl, barely moving, and naked.
The woman was helped by a neighbor – Johnnye Marshall woke up her boyfriend Deon McPherson when she heard somebody scream for help.
“What if that was my daughter? I’d want somebody to go in and get her,” McPherson told The Wichita Eagle. “Where there wasn’t blood, there was a burn.”
The flames from the fire were about 2 to 4 feet high. McPherson stayed with the woman until firefighters arrived.
According to Wichita police Captain Troy Livingston, the woman suffered burns on 55 percent of her body and is currently in critical condition but has slightly improved.
Police are still trying to figure out if this was random or if the woman was targeted. Either way, Livingston called it a “disgusting crime.”
kwch.com now reports that Witchita police have arrested 26-year-old Cornell McNeal for the crime, charging him with Attempted First Degree Murder and Rape.
Imagine if the women in question had a personal defense firearm and used it to stop the attack before it began. Why, exactly, would anyone want to make it difficult for a woman to have that option? In fact, anyone who would deny a woman her natural, civil and Constitutionally protected right to keep and bear arms is engaged in a war on women.