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Texas' 'Castle Doctrine' law protects our citizens

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Texas has a "Castle Doctrine" law, Senate Bill 378, which I wrote and the Texas Legislature passed in 2007. Twenty seven of my fellow Texas state senators signed on as co authors of the bill.
The "Castle Doctrine" comes from the common law principle that people's homes are their castles, and they have the right to defend themselves from criminal intruders.
 
Read the article: The San Antonio Express News (Texas)

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