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Pennsylvania gun rights advocates get new energy in their push for a ‘castle doctrine’

July 8, 2010
David Wenner

Gun rights advocates got a monumental boost last week when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled local governments can’t ban guns.

Now, Pennsylvania gun rights advocates are aiming at their next target: giving gun owners the right to fire rather than flee when threatened in their homes or cars or, ideally, any public place where they have a right to be.

The court decision gives new energy to the push for a so-called “castle doctrine” in Pennsylvania.

In the case of a home intrusion, the castle doctrine would allow people to shoot immediately, rather than first go to another room.

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