Bill expanding self-defense rights passes in Minnesota Senate

February 23, 2012 at 12:54 pm in Grand Forks Herald

A bill that would expand Minnesotans’ self-defense rights was approved 40-23 Thursday night by the state Senate. The Personal Protection Act known by many opponents as the “shoot first” bill extends the right to use deadly force for personal protection outside the home to any place where an individual lawfully can be, sponsor Sen. Gretchen Hoffman, R-Vergas, said. Continue Reading