self-defense

Potentially lethal force may require defensive deadly force by Miguel A. Faria, MD

The act of self-defense can have a double effect: the preservation of one’s life;and the killing of the aggressor…The one is intended, the other is not.— Saint Thomas Aquinas Violence is a global problem, which in the context of this article (interpersonal violence), is intentional force against another person or persons with the potential to …

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More Guns, Less Crime : Understanding Crime and Gun-Control Laws (Studies in Law and Economics) by John R. Lott, Jr.

In this most momentous book, John R. Lott, Jr., studied the FBI’s massive yearly crime statistics for all 3,054 U.S. counties over 18 years (1977-1994), the largest national survey on gun ownership and state police documentation in illegal gun use, and comes to some startling conclusions: 1. While neither state waiting periods nor the federal …

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