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United States

28 November 2010

Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh)

HARRISBURG — Claiming the bill advanced a "shoot first, ask questions later mentality," Gov. Ed Rendell on Saturday vetoed legislation expanding self-defense protections. The bill would have provided the same right to use lethal force in self-defense outside and inside the home. The so-called castle doctrine in state law gives people the right to shoot an intruder in their home or office without retreat. The bill would have extended that protection to locations such... (

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