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21-1289.25.


21-1289.25.
   
                 PHYSICAL OR DEADLY FORCE AGAINST INTRUDER
                                      
   A. The Legislature hereby recognizes that the citizens of the State of
   Oklahoma have a right to expect absolute safety within their own
   homes.
   
   B. Any occupant of a dwelling is justified in using any degree of
   physical force, including but not limited to deadly force, against
   another person who has made an unlawful entry into that dwelling, and
   when the occupant has a reasonable belief that such other person might
   use any physical force, no matter how slight, against any occupant of
   the dwelling.
   
   C. Any occupant of a dwelling using physical force, including but not
   limited to deadly force, pursuant to the provisions of subsection B of
   this section, shall have an affirmative defense in any criminal
   prosecution for an offense arising from the reasonable use of such
   force and shall be immune from any civil liability for injuries or
   death resulting from the reasonable use of such force.
   
   D. The provisions of this section and the provisions of the Oklahoma
   Self-Defense Act, Sections 1 through 25 of this act, shall not be
   construed to require any person using a pistol pursuant to the
   provisions of this section to be licensed in any manner.
   

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