Does Michigan Decision Expand Self-Defense?

I’m seeing a lot of excitement in the gun community about the decision this week out of the Michigan court of appeals, People v. Siwatu-Salama, excitement along the lines of the decision representing some significant expansion of self-defense rights. In fact, the decision does nothing of the sort, is no reason to get excited, and if anything does far more to create ambiguity around self-defense than it does to create certainty. To the extent it …

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