Fantastic article from philly.com written by Brian X. McCrone related to your rights to protect yourself outside your home.
Many people don’t understand how to protect themselves when they are outside the protection of their home. They fear that self defense might not be enough, and in a lot of cases they are right. Pennsylvania, with all it’s faults (but what state’s legal system doesn’t have some) is wise enough to offer more protection than it’s neighbors when it comes to protecting it’s citizens from assault, threat of immediate harm, etc.
If NYC biker attack occurred here, SUV driver protected by PA’s ‘Castle Doctrine’ Read
- Father of Pa. shooting suspect: Son gave warnings (bigstory.ap.org)