State Self-Defense Laws Editorial Round Up for March 29th 2012

Compiled by Richard Wahl
NRA-ILA Librarian

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Charlotte, NC –-( NRA-ILA The Library Pack is a daily compilation of articles on Second Amendment and firearm news from the past 24 hour news cycle.

The following is a round up of the most recent editorials related to State Self-Defense Law, Stand Your Ground and Castle Doctrine and gun rights from across the USA as of March 29th 2012.




EDITORIAL: Mass. must stand against `stand your ground' law
The Boston Globe (MA)
Op-Ed; A.12
March 29, 2012
EDITORIAL: Stand ground for justice
The Pottsville Republican (PA)
Op-Ed; A10
March 28, 2012
‘Castle doctrine' short of ‘stand your ground'
Omaha World-Herald (NE)
March 29, 2012
Byline: Martha Stoddard
A look at defense law in Montana
KTVQ (Billings, MT)
March 28, 2012
Byline: Drew Trafton
Houston Lawmaker Wants to Repeal Castle Doctrine
KUHF (Houston, TX)
March 28, 2012
Byline: Laurie Johnson
Utah's ‘stand-your-ground' law dates to 1994
The Salt Lake Tribune (UT)
March 28, 2012
Byline: Robert Gehrke
Rally calls for repeal of ‘castle doctrine' law
The Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI)
March 28, 2012
Byline: Dee J. Hall
Looking into Washington's “Stand Your Ground” law
KNDO (Yakima, WA)
March 27, 2012
Byline: Lisa Loevsky
N.Y. Castle Doctrine Laws Provide Defense Against Home Intruders
The Law Offices of Mark J. Sacco (Schenectady NY)
March 29, 2012
COMMENTARY: Castle Doctrine is ‘not guilty'
The Examiner (NC)
March 28, 2012
Byline: Paul Valone
COMMENTARY: SB 493 Amended to Benefit Extremely Few
The Examiner (GA)
March 28, 2012
Byline: Ed Stone
COMMENTARY: Minnesota's proposed Castle Doctrine expansion worse than Florida's ‘Shoot First' law
MinnPost (Minneapolis, MN)
March 29, 2012
Byline: Thomas Weyandt
COMMENTARY: Should Michigan relax laws for concealed weapons in churches, schools?
The Flint Journal (MI)
Page: 1
March 29, 2012
Byline: Maria Amante, columnist

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  • One thought on “State Self-Defense Laws Editorial Round Up for March 29th 2012

    1. people are stupid to repeal a law that can protect people just because of one case that has not been fully investigated not to mention the questionable situation and people involved

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