The phrase “a man’s home is his castle” has its origin in English common law. In the United States, “castle doctrine” laws refer to a homeowner’s right to protect his residence by using reasonable force, even deadly, without any duty to retreat from the attacker. Such laws vary from state to state.blog comments powered by Disqus
What is the Castle Doctrine?
History, Home, Home & Family, TraditionsBy American Profile on June 19, 2012