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Nebraska: Castle doctrine

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Some state senators and the National Rifle Association want Nebraska to become the 25th state with a so called castle doctrine law that would give people more protection from prosecution or lawsuits after shooting an intruder. It's easy to see where the impetus comes from. Most people assume that they have a right to protect their homes and families when threatened, and the circumstances of most home invasions don't allow for a detailed interview of the intruder.

Read Original at: The Star Herald (Scottsbluff, Neb.)


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