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Articles written by: Andrew Branca

Andrew F. Branca is an MA lawyer and the author of the seminal book “The Law of Self Defense, 2nd Edition," available at the Law of Self Defense blog, Amazon.com (paperback and Kindle), and elsewhere. You can follow Andrew on Twitter at @LawSelfDefense, on Facebook, at his blog, The Law of Self Defense, and as a regular contributor at Legal Insurrection.

“Shoot to Wound” vs. “Shoot to Stop” vs. “Shoot to Kill.”

“Shoot to Wound” vs. “Shoot to Stop” vs. “Shoot to Kill.”

[It seems that every time we post a story on a defensive gun use here, we have people claim in the comments that they are going to keep shooting at any person that feel justified […]

FL Lawmakers Seek to Make Self-Defenders Vulnerable to Lawsuits

FL Lawmakers Seek to Make Self-Defenders Vulnerable to Lawsuits

A panel of Florida legislators is contriving to gut the law that provides criminal and civil immunity to citizens who lawfully defend themselves against lethal attack. Drawn together in the aftermath of the George Zimmerman […]