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Arizona Harold Fish Case Update

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On tonight's edition of the Civil Rights Roundup, NRA Deputy General Council Stefan Tahmassebi talks to John Popp about the rollercoaster ride of an Arizona case involving Harold Fish. Fish, a then 57-year-old concealed-carry permit holder, was hiking when he was attacked by a man and three vicious dogs. He first fired a warning shot for the charging dogs, causing them to disperse. The dogs' owner then charged Fish despite Fish's warning that he would shoot to defend himself. Fish initially was charged with second-degree murder and sentenced to 10 years in prison in July 2006. He appealed, but it was not until July 2009 that he was finally totally free as a retroactively applicable law had been passed placing the burden of proof on the prosecutor to insure that people like Harold Fish are NOT acting in self defense.