Castle Doctrine is the part of the law that explains when a homeowner can use lethal force to defend themselves and their home. For gun owners in Ohio who are serious about home defense, knowledge of how Castle Doctrine works is a must. In this article on his blog, Active Response Training, Greg Ellifritz does an excellent job of breaking it down and explaining the how’s and why’s and when Castle Doctrine is applicable in a home self defense situation.
Again, this is a must read for anyone who is serious about home self defense. The knowledge of how and when Castle Doctrine applies is a key to your home defense plan, more so then the firearm you choose. The aftermath of a self defense shooting is a time of emotional flux and knowing before hand when and how you are able to use deadly force is important.
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Your Tactical Training Scenario- Castle Doctrine | Active Response Training
Written by: Greg Ellifritz
Let’s talk a little bit about “Castle Doctrine”. In this case, the homeowner shot an intruder who was unarmed and may not have been a true lethal force threat. Despite the shooting of an unarmed man, the homeowner will likely not be criminally charged. Here’s how it works….