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United States

9 January 2006

Anchorage Daily News (Alaska), Editorial

A move is afoot in the state Legislature to make it easier for people to shoot an attacker, even though Alaska's self-defense law is already quite liberal. As it now stands, you can use deadly force to repel an attacker under broad circumstances. You're free to kill someone who's threatening serious harm as long as you didn't start it, and as long as you don't know that you can retreat "with complete personal safety and with complete personal safety as to... (

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