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CSSB 378 - Deadly Force in Self-Defense - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Deadly Force in Self-Defense

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (133-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Deadly Force in Self-Defense

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill allowing the use of deadly force in self-defense against an intruder.

Highlights:
-Does not require a person defending him or herself to retreat before fighting back [sec. 2 (e)]. -Provides civil immunity for justified self-defense (sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Deadly Force in Self-Defense

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