Alternatives for self defense in non-reciprocity states
In non-reciprocity states, what form of self defense aside from avoidance do you recommend? Even my EDC Knife, SOG Trident Tanto, is not legal for many places outside of Florida. If you are running from an attacker, would it not be more prudent to run in a zig zag or even unpredictable pattern to avoid being shot (versus a straight line)? What about improvised weapons such as large stone in a pocket or other potential projectile? What about noise making devices for bringing attention to the situation? Lastly, what do you recommend for a tactical light for the purposes of blinding an assailant to escape? Is there a recommended lumen brightness for that purpose?