logo for print

Pa. Senate votes to expand 'castle doctrine'

Legislation strengthens citizens' right to use deadly force against attackers

By Amy Worden and Larry King
The Philadelphia Inquirer

HARRISBURG, Penn. — In Pennsylvania, as in most states, your home is your castle and you have a right to defend it.

Soon, you will be able to add your car. Or the sidewalk. Or anywhere you "have the legal right to be."

Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Pa. Senate votes to expand 'castle doctrine'

Recommended for you

Join the discussion

Community Policing

Sponsored by

Copyright © 2018 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.