Son Saves Father by Shooting Burglar… and (rightfully) faces no criminal charges.

Imagine waking up to find a stranger breaking into your pickup truck which is parked in your front yard. You grab your rifle and walk outside to confront the burglar but something awful happens.  The would-be burglar attacks you, takes

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Two Self-Defense Cases End with Prison Term for homeowner in one, offender in other

When faced with a trespassing criminal, Canada’s laws on the use of force to repel criminals on our own property are still a terrifying mess. Firing a warning shot is deemed legal in Saskatchewan but criminal in Ontario. Both cases

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The American Justice System and Wrongful Convictions

Someone sent me the graphic below, presumably because I write a lot on justice issues. It’s an interesting graphic that depicts the history and a number of scary averages about those wrongfully convicted of heinous crimes. I’ve not come across

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