Prof. Randolph McLaughlin comments on “castle doctrine” laws for The Christian Science Monitor

In an article exploring gun ownership and “castle doctrine” laws, “The Christian Science Monitor” sought the opinion of Professor Randolph McLaughlin, an expert in civil rights law. These state laws became especially significant after a sheriff in Wisconsin advocated the position that citizens should arm themselves rather than rely upon the police should they fear an intruder in their homes.

“To encourage individuals to use their firearms because the police are unable to protect them … it’s a breakdown in the social contract,” Prof. McLaughlin is quoted as saying.

To read the article, click here.

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