There are legal limits to who can buy pepper spray and how or when it can be used.
While it may not be romantic, a self-defense class is something to consider for any woman living in the city.
Pennsylvania has a law similar to Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law. A professor of criminal law in Philadelphia has concerns of more violence in light of the Trayvon Martin shooting death.
A homeowner turns the tables during a home invasion in Whitpain Township, Montgomery County.
Governor Corbett is expected to sign a controversial bill now headed to his desk that will expand the right to use deadly force in self-defense.
The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association is backing off in its opposition to legislation that would expand the right to use deadly force in self-defense, legislation that is moving rapidly through the state legislature.
A bill headed to Governor Rendell’s desk would expand the right to use lethal force in self-defense in Pennsylvania. The measure would also strengthen the state’s Megan’s Law.
The Pennsylvania state senate is expected to vote today on a bill that would expand the rights of Pennsylvania residents to use deadly force in self-defense.
The state House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would expand legal protections for people who use lethal force in self-defense.