Georgia: How the "Castle Law" protects you from intruders

Posted on January 18, 2012

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The "Castle Doctrine" is a law in both Georgia and Alabama that gives homeowners the right to defend themselves if an intruder enters the property of their home.
It is called the "Castle Law" because citizens can consider their home as a castle, and they have the right to protect it. Other laws, such as "Do Not Retreat", help blanket potential victims from becoming suspects.
 
Read the article: WTVM (Columbus, Ga.)

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