Nevada’s Kill At Will Law: A Few Questions?

Desert Beacon

Stand Your Ground StatesNevada’s statute on “stand your ground,” or “kill at will” reads:

NRS 200.120 “Justifiable homicide” defined; no duty to retreat under certain circumstances. 1. Justifiable homicide is the killing of a human being in necessary self-defense, or in defense of habitation, property or person, against one who manifestly intends or endeavors, by violence or surprise, to commit a felony, or against any person or persons who manifestly intend and endeavor, in a violent, riotous, tumultuous or surreptitious manner, to enter the habitation of another for the purpose of assaulting or offering personal violence to any person dwelling or being therein. 2. A person is not required to retreat before using deadly force as provided in subsection 1 if the person:  (a) Is not the original aggressor; (b) Has a right to be present at the location where deadly force is used; and (c) Is not actively engaged in conduct in…

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