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Wisconsin Castle Doctrine Legislation Stuck in Committee!

Friday, March 7, 2008

Please Contact the Senate Committee Today! 

Assembly Bill 35 is currently stuck in the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Corrections, and Housing. 

AB35 would permit law-abiding citizens to use force, including deadly force, against an attacker in their homes.  It is clearly stated that there is no “duty to retreat” from an attacker, allowing law-abiding citizens to stand their ground to protect themselves and their family.  AB35 also protects individuals from civil lawsuits by the attacker or the attacker’s family when force is used.

Please contact members of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Corrections, and Housing and request that AB35 be heard at the next Senate Committee on Judiciary, Corrections, and Housing meeting.

Senator Lena Taylor (Chair) (D-4)
Phone: (608) 266-5810
Email:
[email protected]

Senator Jim Sullivan (Vice-Chair) (D-5)
Phone: (608) 266-2512
Email: [email protected]

Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D-31)
Phone: (608) 266-8546
Email: [email protected]

Senator Mary Lazich (R-28)
Phone: (608) 266-5400 
Email: [email protected]

Senator Glenn Grothman (R-20)
Phone: (608) 266-7513
Email: [email protected]

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