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United States

5 July 2006

Clarion-Ledger (Mississippi), Opinion

Detractors of Mississippi's new "Castle doctrine" law are fretting as Senate Bill 2426 goes into effect this week. They say that the law legitimizes the notion of "shoot first and ask questions later." They say that the law will make it easier for criminals to claim self-defense when they kill someone. They say that the law will encourage more people to buy guns and empower them to use them without fear of civil liability if they injure or kill someone. All three of... (GunPolicy.org)

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