This petition was submitted during the 2010–2015 Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition government

Petition Absolute right to self-defence within ones home

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The law regarding self-defence should be altered to make explicit that a householder is entitled to use any and all measures against an unlawful intruder within their home without fear of prosecution or any requirement to demonstrate proportionality or 'reasonableness' of response.

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