Skip to comments.Castle doctrine expansion approved by NC Senate (shooting an intruder - Iowa, Penn next?)
Posted on 03/02/2011 9:12:28 AM PST by Libloather
Castle doctrine expansion approved by NC Senate
Updated: 11:10 a.m. yesterday
RALEIGH, N.C. There's a legal presumption people inside their home, car or business are justified in shooting an intruder in legislation now heading to the North Carolina House.
The bill expanding the state's "castle doctrine" was given final Senate approval Monday night.
The bill would shift the burden of proof to the district attorney that the shooting wasn't justified. A shooter also would be presumed to have acted appropriately during an attempted carjacking or business break-in.
Senators approved the bill 35-13 after opponents argued the expand doctrine would cause more people to arm themselves.
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Iowa may pull it off, gotta swing two votes in the Senate.
PA had better pull it off.....a new Republican Governor and Legisature.
And how many of those 'opponents' are armed?
Wonder how many of the legislators who vote against this have armed Security?
Oh how I hope PA gets this done. They shouldn’t have any problems, but it’s not over till the fat lady sings.
I read this and had to laugh.
And then I thought, Hmmmm. . . I wonder how many more opponents are needed to convince the 13 no votes to change their votes?
>> opponents argued the expand doctrine would cause more people to arm themselves.
They say that like it’s a bad thing.
Notice the crime rate headed down after the law was passed.
That's what I was thinking.
That's their real problem....a law abiding citizen with the ability to defend themselves has much less of a need for shepherding by the ruling class.
This has occurred because the state’s voters sent the message, this last election, that 140 years of democRAT rule in N.C. was enough. The House and Senate is controlled by Republicans. This would not have been possible with the democRAT in charge. N.C. voters have been infiltrated by democRAT policy for long enough, said the voters during the election of 2010. On to 2012, in N.C., where the democRAT governor Bev Purdue, the chicken dung woman, is thrown out. WHOO HA!
I am sure that is merely a coincidence/sarc
Of course! We...ah...must have built more secure homes about then. Yeah...that’s what we did! /lol /s
I once got into a heated discussion in a bar with 3 guys from CA who insisted that states which implemented Castle Doctrine laws did not have lower crime rates. They espoused gun control.....oh, but they owned guns though.
Mindset of a liberal....I can own them, but you can’t.
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