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Detroit homeowner used gun, gets charged...
jpwolf Member Posts: 9,164
edited March 2010 in Gun Rights and Constitutional Law
I just hope he dosen't get convected. Shame he didn't have a throw down gun.
I thought Florida was a "Castle Doctrine" State??
If I am in my "yard" or in my car, or any other place I am "legally" allowed to be, I have no obligation to flee.
I will "show my gun" to any trespasser that enters my yard, because if they are uninvited I have no idea what their intentions are.
Next time wait until the idoits break in. . .
Someday, perhaps we will live in a sane society.
One where a thief running off with your property can be treated ala 'Quigley down under".
That being..however you take the shot...it is a good shot.
A man stealing has forfeited his life...far as I am concerned.
2. my opinion, if someone steps on my property with criminal intentions, whatever they may be, i should be allowed to shoot. you wanna end crime, make criminals truly scared to commit it. give more rights to civizens so they might not be victims
Sounds like a nice place to live.
One shot deal. I think this dude should and will be out no problems.
Really sounds like a good failed law enforcement defense.
While I am on the homeowners side. It is once your no longer in danger for your own life.
Also morally, it is though shall not lie in wait to kill(murder). Somewhere, sometime the translation was changed. And Highball had it right, someone has forfeited their life, you do not take it when they try and do harm to you.
That is the way all castle doctrines should be written and would be if more gun owners would spend just a little time helping with the gun rights battles.
What an insane viewpoint.
Rather then DEMANDING that Courts and juries recognize the intrinsic RIGHTS of an individual to defend himself..we pass laws permitting it.
Thanks, fox, for your hard work passing yet another LAW...instead of DEMANDING YOUR RIGHTS !!.
Further codifying the belief that government..and ONLY government...knows best.
If the country wasn't FULL of abased cowards...'we gotta have gun laws'..this wouldn't even be an issue.
I have watched your progess on these forums...and you are capable of clearly stating the facts any time you put your mind to it.
I certainly appreciate the invaluble help you give in this fight. Where once we were few..today we are many more.
I like the comments[:D]
I wish there was more on the background/act of the thieves. Generally that kind of act is done by drug addicts who are professional thieves at a low level. The comment by the one that stopped the bullet is actually a common mentality in the drug addict/burglary world from what I've heard.
What really changes the situation is that the government WANTS the drug addicts because it provides a need for more law enforcement and illegal uses of guns that their political counterparts can use to whip up support for gun control They refuse at all levels no matter how many lives or tax money it will save.
Drug addiction is a form of mental illness. It is learned and reinforced over time with powerful mood altering, mind altering substances. I've discovered a very common sense treatment for it and government absolutely refuses to follow its own laws relating to health care and treat the problems.
This is probably the only action gun owners can take that will stop what is happening with people shooting burglers in their back yards and legislation infringing on gun rights. I've made a thread about it and there is a scanned letter from a municipal mental health department showing defacto approvals.