defenceless


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lacking protection or support

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lacking weapons for self-defense

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"In a foolish attempt to get a quick win by taking money or prized possessions from innocent, defenceless people, the offenders have frightened and upset them, leaving them scared in their own homes.
"This petition is in the hope that we can get justice for the dog by hopefully not letting it happen again to a defenceless dog."
"It is tragic that while we all talk about love and respect, at the same time our fellow citizens treat defenceless animals in such an inhumane way and with such unkindness, which is evident from the revolting, barbarous and criminal acts and behaviours we see".
It is think that dumped defenceless Cara Gibbon, "Whoever dumped them may have done so because they couldn't afford to treat them, but there are organisations out there, including ourselves, who will help - we don't want any animals to suffer.
A CONNECTION has emerged between the gunman and a Texas church where 26 people were killed as police described the victims as "defenceless people".
"The suspect, who works as a maid, was arrested for repeatedly beating the four-year-old girl and using the opportunity that she is young, alone and defenceless to mistreat her," Child and Family prosecutor Hamad Al Gallaf said in a statement issued yesterday.
The council warned against attempts to target defenceless innocent civilians, as well as their lives, liberties and property.
Kati Hiekkapelto and David Hackston (translator); THE DEFENCELESS; Orenda Books (Fiction: Translations) 14.95 ISBN: 9781910633137
A DEFENCELESS 82-year-old woman found murdered in her own home was the victim of a "brutal" and "horrific" crime, police have said.
I think, however, it would be really refreshing to hear one of these "extremely brave" animal killers say:" I love killing defenceless animals because I have a blood lust which can only be sated by firing a high powered weapon at a defenceless creature."
These so-called trained people who do these barbaric acts to defenceless old people should be tried and found guilty and sent down for their crime.
Iran called the deadly air strikes on Gaza "war crimes" against "the defenceless Palestinian people," calling for an international outcry against the attacks.
Moira Jones, 51, of Mountain Ash, said: "The yobs who carry out such cruel acts have no idea of the pain they cause a defenceless animal, the heartache for the owners and the hundreds of pounds that has to be paid in treatment."
Martin Hewlett, 45, knocked his estranged wife Anne, 36, off her bicycle as she rode home in Worthing, West Sussex on February 29, 2008, then drove back over her defenceless body "effectively leaving her for dead", a jury was told.
This Sacrament is the Christ-given avenue to a happy eternity, and to refuse it to an innocent and defenceless infant is child abuse.