In Brazil, if someone is attacking
you with intent to kill, you do not
have the legal right to kill in self-
defense. This is no death penalty here, either.
Thou shalt not kill. Period.
Interesting issue…when is it permissible
to kill? Soldiers are allowed to kill, even
women and children, either face-to-face or
with bombs that wipe out all life, even a
tiny kitten sleeping by its mother.
When the state of Texas in the US executes
a prisoner on death row, the cause of death
is listed as “homicide.” The only time the
killing is called what it really is. Up
until that point, it is legally called
“execution,” i.e., to carry out. A football
player can execute a team’s defense play.
Killing by the state can not be called,
“carrying out the death penalty” for even
Texas, know for its executions, calls it
“homicide” in the end.
It there ever a circumstance where it is
permissible to kill? The US Constitution gives
its citizens the Right to Bear Arms, i.e.,
to kill in certain circumstances.
I ask again, do we have the right to kill?
People, animals? At what point does life