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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Right_of_self-defense

The right of self-defense is the right for people to use reasonable force or defensive force, for the purpose of defending one's own life or the lives of others,  ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2014/12/26/self-defense-is-a-constitutional-right

Dec 26, 2014 ... Generally speaking, courts rarely have to decide whether there is a constitutional right to self-defense, since all states generally recognize a ...

www.heritage.org/the-constitution/report/the-second-amendment-and-the-inalienable-right-self-defense

Apr 17, 2014 ... A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

www.americanbar.org/publications/insights_on_law_andsociety/14/fall-2013/natural-rights--common-law--and-the-english-right-of-self-defens.html

Natural Rights, Common Law, and the English Right of Self-Defense. By Saul Cornell. Saul Cornell is a professor of history at Fordham University. He is one of  ...

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-law-basics/self-defense-overview.html

Self-defense is defined as the right to prevent suffering force or violence through the use of a sufficient level of counteracting force or violence. This definition is ...

lonang.com/commentaries/conlaw/bill-of-rights/unalienable-right-self-defense

The law of self-government is almost entirely absent from the writings of Second Amendment scholars, and the right of self-defense, if mentioned, is only treated ...

www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/03/07/right-to-self-defense.html

Mar 7, 2013 ... The right to self-defense is a natural individual right that pre-exists the government. It cannot morally or constitutionally be taken away.

criminal.lawyers.com/criminal-law-basics/limits-on-self-defense.html

People have the right to defend themselves—this much we all know. We also know that there are limits to what one can do in self-defense. For instance, the ...

constitutioncenter.org/blog/constitution-check-is-there-a-constitutional-right-to-stand-your-ground

Apr 3, 2012 ... “Justifiable use of deadly force” is another way of talking about a right of self- defense. That right is a very curious thing in the law: it is nowhere ...