Do you think self defense laws should be updated to also allow people to defend their businesses and property against looters?

Self defense laws vary by country and state but most self defense laws technically allow you to defend yourself and your family from aggressors. While the castle doctrine does technically allows a person to themselves, their family and also their property from home invaders. People still get in trouble for upholding the castle doctrine especially in “donkey” states. “Elephant” states tend to be slightly more lenient when it comes to self defense laws including the castle doctrine but even then, defending property and or businesses are not usually considered “acceptable” reasons for self defense by the authorities.

Arguably the main reason why these riots have gotten so bad is because many places don’t allow people to defend their stores. Yes there are technically (on paper) laws that also allow people to defend their property but again, these laws are rarely rarely respected by the authorities since defending property or businesses aren’t considered acceptable reasons for self defense by the authorities especially in “donkey” states.

It’s also worth mentioning that self defense doesn’t always mean lethal force, self defense can also be non lethal (tasers, pepper spray, martial arts etc)

So do you think self defense laws should be updated to also allow people to defend their businesses and property?

Disclaimer:
Always respect the laws of the area you’re in, even if you don’t agree with them.Food for thought:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.foxnews.com/us/residents-guard-south-philly-target-to-protect-from-looters.amp

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.insider.com/george-floyd-protesters-in-brooklyn-guard-target-store-against-looters-2020-5%3famp

https://www.google.com/amp/s/losangeles.cbslocal.com/2020/06/01/santa-monica-owner-defends-his-store-with-guns-amid-looting/amp/

https://popularmilitary.com/fake-news-report-crops-footage-of-diverse-armed-americans-guarding-businesses-to-push-redneck-narrative/
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