I would, without any hesitation, shoot a violent criminal again.
Anyone, any type of story, it doesn't have to be a crime victim, you don't have to let yourself be food for the media.
You can't let yourself be pushed around. You can't live in fear. That's no way to live your life.
Prior to being mugged I did not feel I had to carry a gun. However, I knew how to shoot a gun very proficiently. As a boy, I used to play cowboys and Indians all the time.
I think vegetarianism is a crucial ethical choice for an individual and a society.