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United States

19 January 2006

Daily News-Miner (Fairbanks)

Two North Pole legislators want to give people more leeway to defend themselves or others from serious crimes such as robbery or rape. A bill sponsored by the Republicans expands the circumstances during which a person can use deadly force in self-defense. It's a carbon copy of a bill passed in the Florida Legislature last year. Passage of similar bills across the nation is being encouraged by the National Rifle Association. Supporters say the legislation gives... (GunPolicy.org)

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