TULSA, Okla. — The Oklahoma Legislature passed its “Stand Your Ground” law in 2006 to give citizens expanded rights when it comes to safety and self-defense.
Under the law, a person is presumed to have reasonable fear of imminent death or harm when using extreme force for self-defense against someone who unlawfully enters their home, workplace or place of worship.
The bill has been expanded since its passage and states Oklahoma citizens "have a right to expect absolute safety within their own homes, places of business or place of worship." It did not include places of worship until 2018.
Stand Your Ground does not apply when:
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