Mom Shoots Intruder and Sparks More ‘castle Doctrine’ Debate (2)

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We are talking about a case that made headlines last week. The story raises questions about the use of deadly force in defense of self or others. Deadly force used against an intruder into a home is justifiable under the “Castle Doctrine,” a legal defense accepted in all states under case law or statute. North
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Mom Shoots Intruder and Sparks More ‘castle Doctrine’ Debate

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The Internet has been awash with stories this week about the woman who shot and killed a man who broke into her mobile home. What makes the story unusual is that the woman, huddled in her bedroom with her baby, first called 911 to see if shooting the intruder would be okay. The dispatcher told
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