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United States

28 January 2006

Monterey Herald (California) / AP

CHEYENNE, Wyoming — Flush with victory after persuading most state legislatures to approve concealed-carry handgun laws, the National Rifle Association now is lobbying to make it easier for people to defend themselves with deadly force. In Wyoming and 11 other states, mostly in the West and the South, the NRA is backing bills to specify that people have no duty to retreat from an attacker before using deadly force. Twenty-five states already have such laws on their... (

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