A well thought out article on the change in the law, highlighting that the “carte blanche” issued by David Cameron may not be as straightforward as people thought. The “they come at you with a knife, you come at them with a gun” mantra may be applicable here. The first test case will tell.
After recently reading an article in The Telegraph which can be found here:
It raised the question, “Is it ever okay to harm, or kill someone?”
The ethics in this case appear to be situational, for example, if you are at risk, then yes, however if it is simply for the sake of harming another this is not ethically acceptable.
David Cameron UK Prime Minister is currently trying to provide householders who are confronted with force with more legal protection. The current law states that anyone in England and Wales can use “reasonable force” to protect themselves or others. Householders are protected from prosecution as long as they act “honestly and instinctively.”
“When a burglar invades your home they give up their rights.”
An issue is…
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