defenceless


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lacking protection or support

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lacking weapons for self-defense

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their victim changing and attacked defenceless dog Simon Cropper "I hope the victim feels he has justice and I would like to commend him for his bravery.
The party said it hoped it would see a new year "without abuse, abandonments, violence and brutality against the innocent and defenceless animals".
Belfast Recorder David McFarland said: "It is beyond comprehension that any human being could act in such a manner towards any defenceless creature which was posing no threat to him.
Iran strongly condemns the savage crimes of the Zionist regime against the innocent and defenceless Palestinian people in Gaza," the foreign ministry said in a statement carried by the official Irna news agency.
He did so by stealing a van, and using it as a weapon to knock her off her bicycle as she rode home late one night; then turning the van around and deliberately running over her body as she lay defenceless in the road, effectively leaving her for dead.
Anyone capable of such a crime is seriously lacking in compassion and is certainly not fit to look after a defenceless animal.
PEOPLE like Nicola Collinson, pictured, who have no conscience when it comes to inflicting pain on innocent defenceless animals, should be made, under supervision, to work in an animal shelter for at least six months and witness first-hand how dedicated volunteers work free of charge daily because of their love of animals.
This Sacrament is the Christ-given avenue to a happy eternity, and to refuse it to an innocent and defenceless infant is child abuse.
Neighbourhood inspector Steve Robson said: "This was a terrible act of cruelty on a defenceless animal and officers are trying to find out who is responsible.
A civilised society is judged on how it looks after those who can't look after themselves: the sick, the frail, and the defenceless.
COWARDLY thugs battered a defenceless 81-year-old widow to the floor yesterday before ransacking her home.
Police yesterday described the raider as a "coward" for targeting the defenceless residents who live in bungalows in Moston Green, Shrewsbury.
That when you cowardly mug an old dear, The trauma, the damage you cause them, combined with the terror, and fear, Those frail defenceless old people, May have fought in the Second World War, To give you the freedom you flout, With no respect for any British law.
If people can act in such a brutal and barbaric way on a gentle, defenceless animal then violence against people could follow.
Ex-soldier Gavin Harris, 39, and Raymond Ball, 33, knifed him repeatedly as he lay defenceless on his sofa.