I am pro-choice too, even in regard to seat belts. But I think these whom many people--for good or for ill--see as experts don't advise them to use helmets and even go on--in word and deed--to imply that helmets are bad or not needed are being irresponsible.
And since I mentioned RG, I will say that I am all on board for his basic philosophy of horses. But the more I watched, the less impressed with him I got. He got into an embroilment with a woman and published her name, place of residence and email on his website, tacitly encouraging others to harrass her. (Posting someone's info on a website without consent is a dangerous business, especially when you are potentially starting fires in the dark woods of the internet--and "she made me mad first" is not an excuse for putting her at risk.) And then I stopped watching altogether after seeing him endanger himself (his business) and two horses in his video on the "One Rein Stop" by charging one horse at another which was rolling on the ground. The latter flipped up with a mighty kick, barely missing a HELMETLESS head.
Last edited by DSJ46; 05-23-2011 at 08:51 PM.