Aiding the Bounders?

After understanding better what is transpiring in parts of Yondershire, the three Elves discuss whether or not they should aid the Tighfield Bounders? With Lotho Sackville-Baggins Bounders, and those belonging to the unknown 'Chief', the odds seem stacked against them. Estarfin suggests some Noldor steel might even the odds. "

'They are not a warlike people, I do not think we need fear for them. If we arm them, they will be able to defend their lands. I do not believe they would turn such blades against us. They are not Men," he says.