Yes, unless there is the potential of stolen property. Texas comes to mind on this instance.
Can someone expand on this just a little? My memory is a little fuzzy, but does Texas allow the use of deadly force to stop a property crime?
A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it ... gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
- Milton Friedman