Another Successful Home Defense by a Single Woman

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  1. noskilz

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    Love the quote by the woman neighbor at the end. "Us girls gotta do what we gotta do."

     
  2. Bw2k2000

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    Another law biding citizen taking action. Using vilence as a last resort. Good on her.
     
  3. CoRoMo

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    Collateral improvement. I thought this was one of the better lines in the article.
     
  4. Stirling XD

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    I would hate to be the parents of these two and still be living in this neighborhood.
     
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    link please
     
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    It's too bad the criminals are available witnesses.
     
  8. runrabbitrun

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    This is good to hear.
    Now if the MSM would cover some of this stuff to fill up
    their 24/7 air time with, we may see even more of a decrease in crime.

    I mean they do stories about stupid stuff ad nauseum,
    so it would be a great thing to see.

    Oh wait, it doesn't fit in with most the MSM's agenda does it?

    Oh well, glad the lady is safe and the punks got a few holes in them. :D
     
  9. Davionmaximus

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    Yeah, good for her. One of the more popular crimes here in H-Town has been the home invasion.
    As more and more of these stories come out hopefully the BG's will think twice before commiting this sort of crime.

    A question to the gun anti crowd is: "What would have happened to this single woman had she not had the ability to defend herself?"
     
  10. Colorado Luckydog

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    I wonder how this story would have ended if she had a knife or a bat to protect herself? It would have probably turned into a rape murder story. Good for her. I hope the little punks don't try and sue her and get a dumb ass liberal judge.
     
  11. Husaberg Man

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    No problems for her there. TX law prevents civil suits against those who have justifiable shootings.
     
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    Good for the woman and her neighbors who now have seen the light.


    " I hope the little punks don't try and sue her and get a dumb ass liberal judge."

    I believe that Texas has a provision in their Castle Doctrine that prevents civil lawsuits if the shooting has been found justifiable.
     
  13. eqfan592

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    "No problems for her there. TX law prevents civil suits against those who have justifiable shootings." Wow, that should be nation wide. Even people who aren't big on the Castle Doctrine should agree that somebody who is found to have been defending themselves should NOT have to face a law suit.
     
  14. LibShooter

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    No matter how justifiable the shooting or how stupid the lowlife perps, I'm sure she would rather not have the deaths of two teenage boys on her conscience.
     
  15. springmom

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    Not a neighbor, but in my town. Good for her. What really got me applauding was that the news anchor I saw reported that the neighbor women are going to get together to learn to shoot.

    Way to go!

    Jan
     
  16. Five-O

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    In the people's republic of California the perps would find a Hollywood lawyer and sue the hell out of the lady. Here is the defense at their trial: "My clients were high on drugs and could not think rationally, that's why they accidentally entered the home by mistake. They are victims of a racist society (the perps and their lawyer are of color, the lady is white) plus they were school drop-outs and had to survive selling drugs, thus the school system failed to properly educate them. In addition ladies and gentleman of the jury (7 people of color, 2 people from Asia, 2 Latinos, and one white) my clients had no intention in harming the lady. They simply had to use the bathroom thus breaking down the door because they couldn't find their keys."
    Final verdict? Not guilty. In the civil trial, they get $5 million in punitive damages.
    Not possible you say? Today is the 15th anniversary of the infamous car chase involving OJ that was eventually found not guilty of killing two people.
    Only in California
     
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    Rather not . . . perhaps. She had to have considered that when she was locked in her room with her gun . . . still, she decided to defend herself with lethal force, and acted on that decision.
     
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    Five-O, Oddly enough, California has the same protection from civil suits in justifiable shootings that Texas does, so she'd be fine.
     
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    "A person in California would generally be justified in using force sufficient to cause death or great bodily injury only when their attacker is already using such force and the defending person "reasonably" believes that he or she is in immanent danger of being killed or severely injured. What legally constitutes such a "reasonable" belief could ultimately be determined by a trial jury and not by the person who acted in self defense."

    Note the *last* sentence. Now, sitting a liberal jury in a liberal state where defendants are represented by a liberal lawyer in front of a liberal judge, what do you think? Again, I refer to the OJ trial. *Only in California*
    Even if the defendant is found guilty in a *criminal* trial there is still the *civil* trial which imho is simply filed to burden the defendant with legal costs as retribution by the convicted felon.
     
  20. Avenger29

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    They may not be 18 and legally considered adults, but the moment they made the decision to commit a violent crime, they chose to play the big boys game. As a result, they get to experience big boy consequences. They ain't "teenage boys" in my eyes.

    Here's hoping the thugs get tried as adults, and if they are stupid enough to return to crime after jail that they get what's coming to them.
     
  21. danprkr

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    When did this happen in TX? Not trying to start a fight, but I seem to remember being told specifically that this was not true in one class I took.
     
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    Texas Civil Immunity

    Texas Castle Doctrine and Civil Immunity
     
  23. TexasRifleman

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    This became law in 2007.


    The take away I got from this was the fact that the criminals tried to claim to be the "victims". This shows again why it is important to be the first to call 9-1-1 in a self defense situation.
     
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