Yes, that is what I have read about other European countries with regard to self-defense.
Laws are meant to serve the people, not the other way around. When laws prevent good people from taking the right action, you have a big problem.
Don't worry about your english, you speak it fine. I took 10 years of spanish classes over my life and all I have to show for it is being able to count to 20 and know a few colors in spanish
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