House Speaker Wants to Review Self-Defense Laws in Connecticut

House Speaker Brendan Sharkey wants to review Connecticut's self-defense laws. Sharkey wants…

House Speaker Brendan Sharkey wants to review Connecticut’s self-defense laws.

Sharkey wants to examine the current state laws with law enforcement officials and community groups to make sure nothing is missing.

Connecticut does not have a “stand your ground law,” like in Florida, and anyone who claims self-defense must present specific evidence to back up the claim, such as the fear of being harmed.

If it’s found that the laws may need to be revised, they will be addressed during the new legislative session in February.

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