Stand Your Ground: Self-Defense Laws Differ In Oregon

, Written by Travis Koch, Posted: Mon, July 15 2013 at 3:49 PM, Updated: Mon, July 15 2013 at 3:59 PM

Oregon's self-defense laws are not only vague but they could end up siding with one's aggressor.

Below are Oregon's laws

http://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/161.215

§ 161.215¹

Limitations on use of physical force in defense of a person
 

§ 161.219¹

Limitations on use of deadly physical force in defense of a person

http://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/161.219

For Information on Florida's Stand your Ground Law follow the link below.

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm

 

 

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