IA 704.7 Resisting forcible felony.

State: Iowa


Iowa Code (I.C.)

Title XVI. Criminal Law and Procedure

Subtitle 1. Crime Control and Criminal Acts

Chapter 704. Force–Reasonable or Deadly–Defenses

704.7  Resisting forcible felony.

A person who knows that a forcible felony is being perpetrated is justified in using, against the perpetrator, reasonable force to prevent the completion of that felony.