Thursday, September 21, 2006

This is Why the "Stand Your Ground" Changes are Needed

Channel3000.com - News - Accused Burglar Sues Homeowner Who Shot Him If I shoot someone in self-defense, I should not be subject to a lawsuit.

But that is exactly what is facing Michael Rainiero. Kurt Prochaska broke into Rainiero's home. The DA considers the shooting to be justifiable self-defense. Prochaska wants money.

The changes to the Castle Doctrine working their way through legislatures across the country prohibit suits in the case of legally justified self-defense.

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