Tracing Back: Prior Relationships Cloud Self-Defense Cases | USCCA

Recently, an individual posted a question about a “clear case of self-defense” on the question-and-answer website Quora. After examining posts in gun groups on Facebook and elsewhere, I’ve determined that some individuals believe there is a general consensus that there is such a thing as a “clear case of self-defense.” Perhaps there is, but it doesn’t mean an assertion of self-defense won’t be meticulously investigated and possibly declared an act a prosecutor could charge as a felony. That’s especially true when there is evidence of a prior relationship between the parties involved.

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