one who asserts

See: declarant
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Justifiable self-defense requires the defensive action be directed toward one who asserts unlawful aggression.
This is especially so if the person to whom it is directed is one who asserts that he or she leads a devout life.
These objections apply to whoever accepts that fire is the result of the movement of the heavens, but does not arise for one who asserts fire is a sphere and an element like other elements, and not the result of anything else.