The Legal Limits To Using Pepper SprayThere are legal limits to who can buy pepper spray and how or when it can be used.
Local Martial Arts Studio Giving Away Free Self Defense Classes For Women While it may not be romantic, a self-defense class is something to consider for any woman living in the city.
Law Professor Concerned ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws Will Lead To More ViolencePennsylvania 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.
Man Manages To Fire Gun At Suspects During Home Invasion In Montgomery CountyA homeowner turns the tables during a home invasion in Whitpain Township, Montgomery County.
Corbett Expected To Sign Bill Expanding Use Of Deadly Force In Self-DefenseGovernor 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.
Pennsylvania DA Association Backs Off Opposition To Self-Defense BillThe 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.
Proposed Bill Would Expand Self-Defense RightsA 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.
Pa. Senate Votes On Self-Defense BillThe 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.
Bill Expanding Gun Rights Passes Pa. HouseThe 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.