'Shoot First' bill expanding self-defense rights passes in Minnesota Senate
Published 02/23/2012, Forum Communications
A bill that would expand Minnesotans’ self-defense rights was approved 40-23 Thursday night by the state Senate. The Personal Protection Act – known by many opponents as the “shoot first” bill – extends the right to use deadly force for personal protection outside the home to any place where an individual lawfully can be, sponsor Sen. Gretchen Hoffman, R-Vergas, said.Word count: 554
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