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  1. luvitlo94

    luvitlo94 Make a choice and don't look back.

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    Self-Defense Law Signed By Granholm

    Gov. Jennifer Granholm has signed legislation that supporters say will strengthen and clarify self-defense rights in Michigan.People now will be allowed to use deadly force, with no duty to retreat, if they reasonably think they face imminent death, great bodily harm or sexual assault.The law also protects people from civil lawsuits if they have used force in self-defense.

    Critics say the law is not only dangerous but also unnecessary because prosecutors already don’t charge people who have justifiably used deadly force to protect themselves.

    Supporters say the law is needed to protect people from getting sued.Previously, Michigan law required people to first retreat before using deadly force.

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  2. lobstradomus

    lobstradomus New Member

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    I don't see how the critics can say its both dangerous and unnecessary, if people aren't being charged then whats so dangerous about making sure it stays that way? Unless they are saying that protection from frivolous civil suits against legitimate self-defense actions is dangerous.
     
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    They SAY they don't charge people, but what they mean is the court system USUALLY doesn't charge people after a lengthy, expensive trial process to MAKE SURE they didn't use excessive force and that it was in self defense. So this is taking money out of their pockets.
     
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    ? If you're at trial you've been charged with something, the trial determines if you'll be convincted of what you've been charged with.
     
  5. PorscheRacer

    PorscheRacer You see this? It means not welcome

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    Grand Jury?
     
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    Gimik New Member

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    I was trying to be funny :hs:
     
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  8. SnakeEater

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    Now,we just need to get supressors and sbr/sbs`s and we`ll be all good to go.
     
  9. luvitlo94

    luvitlo94 Make a choice and don't look back.

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