Demystifying Castle Doctrine & Stand Your Ground

April 4, 2017


USCCA By Kevin Michalowski // 05/26/2014


Don’t get confused. The Castle Doctrine is not Stand Your Ground. The laws are vastly different and if they apply in your state you need to review them and understand what you can and can’t do. Just to make this perfectly clear, every state’s laws are subtly different from similar laws in other states. This is a general overview. Castle Doctrine applies in your home, if you are already inside. Stand Your Ground applies outdoors and only changes one element of the justification for the use of deadly force. They are vastly different.


Watch the video for a more in-depth explanation. And then review the laws in your individual state.


Into the Fray, Episode 11: Castle Doctrine vs. Stand Your Ground




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