[LMB] The ideal crime

WILLIAM A WENRICH wawenri at msn.com
Thu Aug 15 20:03:49 BST 2019


One scenario they talked about in my concealed carry class is you are walking to your car in a parking garage and someone runs up beside you, hits you with a tire iron, drops it, and runs away laughing. You can legally do nothing except try to report the incident.

Christian, husband, father, granddaddy, son, American. Here I stand. I can do no other. God help me.
William A Wenrich
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Subject: Re: [LMB] The ideal crime




On Wed, 14 Aug 2019, at 21:12, Matthew George wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 2:04 PM Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Defense of one's own life, or the life of another, is a legal defense for
> > homicide just about everywhere, at least here in the US.

In quite a few US states and DC defence of another has to be of a family member.

Defense of property is mostly Texas.

> I'm told in Great Britain defense of property isn't adequate, and you have
> to be able to prove that you were not only in reasonable fear for your life
> but that you had no other options.

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