One of the major concerns facing the prepper and suburban homesteader community is self-defense. Prepper and homesteader sites have articles on how to properly shoot or various survival knife brands. However, many blogs tend to neglect the legal aspects of self-defense. This negligence is a mistake though as you’ll need to have at least a working knowledge of legal self-defense. The notable exception would be total collapse of society.
This article will give you a starting point in learning the Castle Doctrine (CD) and the Modified Castle Doctrine. Both of these doctrines are the primary US self-defense laws.