The Iranians are getting serious. They're training 3,000 female ninjas to defend the Iranian homeland should it become necessary.
Scores of black-clad female "ninja" fighters whose ages range from 5 to 56 are just a handful of 3,000 women in Iran who are being trained as lethal warriors at a school in Tehran.
"We train women to have strength and ability. We have to do everything in our power to protect our homeland," said Akbar Faraji, who runs the school.
One of the fighters who has been training for over 13 years said, "Our aim is for Iranian women to be strengthened and if a problem arises, we will definitely declare our readiness to defend our Islamic homeland."
Here in the United States we don't need ninjas, we have a little something called the Second Amendment (90 million gun owners strong.)