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WISCONSIN: Castle Law signed into law on Wednesday.
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Thursday, December 08, 2011

Yesterday, Governor Scott Walker signed into law important self-defense legislation for the citizens of Wisconsin. Commonly known as the Castle Doctrine, Assembly Bill 69 will provide essential protections for law-abiding citizens who defend themselves and their families from a criminal looking to do them harm. This new law took effect immediately.

Castle Doctrine establishes the presumption that an individual who forcibly enters ones home, business or occupied motor vehicle is there to cause death or great bodily harm, and allows the use of force, including deadly force, against that person. This bill also eliminates any duty to retreat so that law-abiding citizens no longer must turn their back on a criminal and try to run when attacked.

Finally, AB 69 provides that any person who uses force, authorized by law, shall not be prosecuted for using such force and also prohibits criminals and their families from suing victims for injuring or killing the criminals who have attacked them. In short, it restores rights to law-abiding people and forces judges and prosecutors to focus on protecting victims.

Another win for RKBA and self-defense rights.
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  -WISCONSIN: Castle Law signed into law on Wednesday. GreenStormCloud  Dec-09-11 06:41 AM   #0 
  - CC isn't worth much, without a strong CD.  ileus   Dec-09-11 07:46 AM   #1 
  - Ah you don't need a CCW permit in your own home n/t  doc03   Dec-09-11 08:06 AM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-11 08:43 AM   #3 
  - Maybe you need to realize...  We_Have_A_Problem   Dec-09-11 08:59 AM   #4 
  - My Civics course was long ago, but I am pretty sure the Castle Doctrine is not  Doctor_J   Dec-09-11 09:08 AM   #6 
     - New Math? 1=All? I guess I missed a memo.... n/t  PavePusher   Dec-09-11 09:21 AM   #7 
     - By supporting CD you are supporting your fellow citizens not a party or person.  ileus   Dec-09-11 09:24 AM   #8 
     - but it is part of the Enlightenment  gejohnston   Dec-09-11 09:36 AM   #9 
     - +1  Simo 1939_1940   Dec-09-11 11:46 PM   #16 
     - Wow, that's a great example of the Hasty Generalization logical fallacy  slackmaster   Dec-09-11 10:28 AM   #11 
     - The right to keep and bear arms  We_Have_A_Problem   Dec-09-11 03:50 PM   #13 
     - Wow! ANOTHER Ron Paul Supporter...  Marengo   Dec-10-11 10:25 AM   #18 
  - True Dems should be supporting the entire Bill of Rights..  Upton   Dec-09-11 09:03 AM   #5 
  - Hyperbole much?  GreenStormCloud   Dec-09-11 10:22 AM   #10 
  - The only blatant support for Walker here is by a gun control supporters.  DonP   Dec-09-11 11:57 AM   #12 
     - Whoa. Some guns are banned in a few governmetn facilities?  Doctor_J   Dec-09-11 10:42 PM   #14 
        - hyperbole  gejohnston   Dec-09-11 11:01 PM   #15 
        - "supporting Walker is supporting his entire agenda" Can we say the same about Michael Bloomberg?  friendly_iconoclast   Dec-10-11 01:46 AM   #17 
        - and as stated earlier...many love his oc ban. 100% support...right?  ileus   Dec-10-11 10:42 AM   #20 
        - Then  rrneck   Dec-10-11 10:40 AM   #19 
        - Cool, another graduate of the Jpak school of conditional ethics!  DonP   Dec-10-11 11:39 AM   #21 
  - Another win for the good guys  rl6214   Dec-10-11 10:19 PM   #22 

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