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South Dakota Trespassing Laws: What You Need to Know

Fast Facts on Trespassing Trespass Law Covers: Buildings, Dwellings, Land, Vehicles Crime Class: Misdemeanor Fencing Required?: Only on land in lieu of verbal notice or posted signage. Signage Required?: Only on land in lieu of verbal notice or fencing. Verbal Notice Required?: Only on land in lieu of fencing or posted signage. South Dakota Trespassing …

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Stand Your Ground / Self-Defense Laws in Alabama

Self-defense, especially self-defense using lethal force, is serious business and anytime you are going to employ force in defense as a civilian you’ll be making a high-stakes choice. While there’s plenty of armchair conjecture to be had on the internet, very few people take the time to actually examine the laws pertaining to self-defense as …

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Stand Your Ground / Self-Defense Laws in Louisiana

Louisiana is a good state when it comes to citizens’ rights, especially rights pertaining to self-defense in the gravest extreme. Joining at least half the nation, Louisiana has codified among its state statutes a staunchly worded “stand your ground” provision. if you are unfamiliar, stand your ground is a colloquialism in self-defense law describing a …

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Kansas Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

The Essentials Legal to Carry Openly or Concealed: Dagger, Dirk, Bowie, Butterfly knife, Hidden blade, Stiletto, Spike, Automatic, Push knife, Hawkbill, Gravity knife, Assisted opening knife, Non-metallic “undetectable knives”, Throwing knives Illegal to Carry or Possess: Throwing Stars Kansas Knife Law Overview Since a 2013 repeal of the state’s prohibition on switchblades, Kansas is among …

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Washington D.C. Trespassing Laws: What You Need to Know

Washington D.C.: Fast Facts on Trespassing Trespass Law Covers: Buildings, Dwellings, Land Crime Class: Misdemeanor Fencing Required?: No. Signage Required?: Only for abandoned properties if not otherwise secured. Verbal Notice Required?: Yes, if someone refuses to leave property. Washington D.C. Trespassing Law Overview Washington D.C. laws are surprisingly clear and concise when it comes to …

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