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Three Midwest City Shootings Test Oklahoma "Make My Day" Law
Daily Oklahoman ^ | 2/20/2012 | Juliana Keeping

Posted on 02/20/2012 7:36:28 AM PST by T-Bird45

It's a place known for the long, symbiotic relationship it shares with nearby Tinker Air Force Base.

For the third time in just more than a year and half, the Oklahoma County district attorney has ruled a resident was within his rights to shoot and kill an intruder under the state's “Make My Day” law.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsok.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: banglist; darwin; homeinvasion; selfdefense
A good read with good outcomes for the homeowners defending themselves and their homes. At the link, there is also an audio link to the 911 calls.
1 posted on 02/20/2012 7:36:39 AM PST by T-Bird45
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2 posted on 02/20/2012 7:39:27 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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As a kid I used to watch fighters and other AF planes zoom around the skies of Midwest City.

Was riding my minibike at Little Sahara (I think that was the name) when the Blue Angels zoomed over while performing an airshow - in their F-4 Phantom II’s (cough).


3 posted on 02/20/2012 7:43:01 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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Better dead than spending millions rehabilitating them.


4 posted on 02/20/2012 7:45:55 AM PST by Buddy Sorrell (It's Algebra, Uncle Fletcher.)
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5 posted on 02/20/2012 7:52:16 AM PST by Maverick68
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There are 77 counties in Oklahoma. I am proud to say all 77 counties voted AGAINST Ubama in the 2008 election.

For what it is worth, readers of this article might not know that Oklahoma County District Attorney Prater also made the controversial decision to prosecute for murder a pharmacist for shooting a teen-aged robber. The facts there are that the pharmacist rightly defended himself, shot the perp, BUT then went to the back brought back another handgun or reloaded, and then shot the perp as he laid helpless on the floor. Video was clear about what happened

This got a lot of play in our communities with people of different backrounds on both sides of the case. Gun controllers were predicatble, but men of good faith also differed on this one case. Prater himself is not a gun-grabber.

Oldplayer


6 posted on 02/20/2012 8:21:03 AM PST by oldplayer
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That was also true of the threads right here on FR.

Well meaning arguments on both sides.

7 posted on 02/20/2012 8:48:31 AM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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three times.
three consistent applications of the law

there is no test, just MSM hand wringing.


8 posted on 02/20/2012 9:39:36 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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Better dead than spending millions rehabilitating training them to be better criminals.

Fixed

9 posted on 02/20/2012 12:39:42 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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