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Intruders 2 came on my property in trespass and refused to vacate. an lalerecation insued . a life threatening situation was eminent. Happened in the back lyard. The home owner and wife and the assult victom went into lthe home and locked the doors The intruder then proceded to plumit the entry door and broke out the 6 x 4 backyard window.. a warning round was fired over the head of intruder. Visual evidance revealed the window was broken before the shot was fired. Question what does it to be able to lexersice ons 2nd amendment rights?

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I'm sorry to hear this happened.

Under the castle doctrine the homeowners were legally allowed to use deadly force to protect themselves from an intruder.

The situation you've described is a case in which they would be justified in using deadly force.

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