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America needs tort reform for lawful self-defense.

HemlockHemlock Posts: 9 New Member
edited November 2021 in Personal Defense #1
I get so sick of hearing about how a law-abiding person can get sued if he or she uses a gun for self-defense even by following every letter of the law to do so. Who should really be held civilly liable if an innocent bystander gets hurt or property is damaged during a lawful defensive shooting? How about the perpetrator of the crime or would-be crime? What a wild and strange notion!! How about the bad person who brought on the need for a justifiable shooting to begin with? The same could be said for justifiably shooting a dangerous animal. The owner of the stray dog that attacked a person resulting in harm to others or property out of a defensive shooting situation should be held economically and legally fully accountable. Tort limitations for justifiable shootings should be for private armed citizens and law-enforcement officers alike. Employers should not ever be held civilly liable if an employee on duty uses a gun for lawful self defense as well. 

Are there any US elected officals that are in favor of federal legislation that gives American gun owners such self-defense tort protection nationwide? Does your home state offer such protection against lawsuits for justifiable use of firearms? Do they shift the burden of tort damages to perpetrators of crimes or would-be crimes and owners of animals that were irresponsibly allowed to be a public danger? 
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