I recently completed a CPL/CCW class in Michigan and had a random thought. I understand it is illegal to possess a firearm while under the influence of alcohol, but what are the ramifications if deadly force is used in scenarios when it wasn't necessarily by choice?
Suppose I am in my own home, drinking late at night, and an intruder breaks into my home. I have a reasonable belief that they intend to do myself or my family great harm.
If I were to use deadly force on the attacker, would it still be considered justified in the eyes of the law?
I definitely understand it could prove more difficult to prove I had no other choice since my judgment may have been compromised, and that could be another issue entirely.
But in regards to my right to own a firearm, would I automatically lose that right since I possessed and used the firearm while under the influence?