Castle Doctrine and Knife defense...

Tgace

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Mo.'s Law is very similar to NY's....
 

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WA law is the same.. If they are breaking in they can be shot or otherwise dealt with as they climb through the window. Unless they were a 13 year old kid and I was fully awake and had the drop on them and they ran I might just blast them. My life or the life of my wife could be endangerered otherwise. I would err on the side of saving us
 

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AC_Pilot said:
WA law is the same.. If they are breaking in they can be shot or otherwise dealt with as they climb through the window. Unless they were a 13 year old kid and I was fully awake and had the drop on them and they ran I might just blast them. My life or the life of my wife could be endangerered otherwise. I would err on the side of saving us
Once I realize that I don't know who they are, and they don't have any good reason to be in my house, their time on this earth is short. They'll die in my living room. I've had more than enough felons threaten to visit me when they get out of jail, and I keep telling them the same thing...I'll just start shooting and swear it's self-defense, and don't bring anyone to help you care too much about.
 

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FWIW, I posted excerpts from the most recent Michigan case on the Castle doctrine in the General Discussion Area in a thread entitled "Martial Arts and the Law."

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