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23 January 2006

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia)

Republicans, Democrats and the National Rifle Association are backing bills this session that would give people more leeway to use deadly force to defend themselves and others from serious crimes, such as robbery and rape. A House version, sponsored by Democrats, even offers protections against civil lawsuits. The National Rifle Association, which played a key role in passage last year of Florida's so-called Castle Doctrine, says it is working this year for similar... (

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