Castle Doctrine and the Evolution of Self Defense

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On this edition of Civil Rights Roundup, NRA Deputy General Counsel Stefan Tahmassebi speaks with John Popp about the history of the Castle Doctrine. Tahmassebi uses different states' legislation to illustrate the evolution of the American judicial view on the right of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves against aggressors. He also discusses the reversal of the burden of proof in defense situations and the implications of individuals defending themselves in a public place. Originally aired 11/3/11.