Missourians gain right to defend thei...

Missourians gain right to defend their families

There are 8 comments on the Suntimes News story from Jul 5, 2007, titled Missourians gain right to defend their families. In it, Suntimes News reports that:

“Missourians are fortunate to have a Governor and state legislators who respect the right to self defense.”

Gov. Matt Blunt Tuesday signed legislation he called for in his January State of the State Address clearly reinforcing Missourians' legal right to use force while defending themselves and their loved ones from ... via Suntimes News

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The Watcher

Hastings, MN

#1 Jul 7, 2007
As if that right did not exist before the "new law"!

“ABOUT AS DUMB AS THEIR SIGN”

Since: May 07

Wichita, KS

#2 Jul 7, 2007
It is a shame that the government has to make a law that states that you can protect your family and self. I thought that it was a given and a duty to do.
The Watcher

Hastings, MN

#3 Jul 7, 2007
Absurdly opinionated wrote:
It is a shame that the government has to make a law that states that you can protect your family and self. I thought that it was a given and a duty to do.
It is. No law is necessary to state it. Only a subservient and weak citizenry is needful of such legislation.

Since: Jul 07

Location hidden

#4 Jul 8, 2007
The Watcher wrote:
As if that right did not exist before the "new law"!
the law more or less was too make sure ,that an intruder, who was wounded or injured during his criminal act,could not sue the homeowner.
this law is more about frivolous lawsuits,than self protection, as i understand it.

“ABOUT AS DUMB AS THEIR SIGN”

Since: May 07

Wichita, KS

#5 Jul 8, 2007
Hanover Fist wrote:
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the law more or less was too make sure ,that an intruder, who was wounded or injured during his criminal act,could not sue the homeowner.
this law is more about frivolous lawsuits,than self protection, as i understand it.
I understand that, but we should not have to defend our self in the courts against a criminal during his criminal act.
Society has gone to far in letting nefarious laws suits control our lives.
g-rat

United States

#6 Jul 8, 2007
hey abssurdly opinionated..it is our god given right..no man can take that right away..and it is our duty to protect our families against thugs...i will slip into hell and darkness to protect those that i love..i heard that in a magazine thought it was kinda cool..lol

Since: Jul 07

Location hidden

#7 Jul 8, 2007
Absurdly opinionated wrote:
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I understand that, but we should not have to defend our self in the courts against a criminal during his criminal act.
Society has gone to far in letting nefarious laws suits control our lives.
i agree completely.
it reminds me of a bleach bottle, it says on the bottle , DO NOT INGEST!! POISON!!.
but they had to put that warning there , because somebody somewhere drank it.
you'd think you wouldn't have to make laws that are common sense. but i guess you do.
yodaq

United States

#8 Nov 3, 2012
Yeh

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