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First Duty Is To Yourself

Monday, February 6, 2006

"The law says you must act like a coward. In your own home. Even when your life is threatened," writes Dimitri Vassilaros. "Many states have criminal-friendly "duty to retreat" laws. A victim in his house is mandated to retreat from an attacker until he is cornered. Only then is the prey allowed to use lethal force on the predator. The National Rifle Association has been trying to end the insanity state by state."

Read Original at: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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