Minnesota’s controversial deadly force bill advances

“A Minnesota bill that could be sent to the governor next week would sharply expand the circumstances under which people can use deadly force when they feel threatened, a measure that law enforcement groups call a recipe for getting away with murder.”

“Under the proposal, ‘If you are anywhere you can legally be, you can defend yourself against a criminal,’ said Republican Senator Gretchen Hoffman, the Senate sponsor. ‘If I am on the street … and I feel imminent danger of physical harm, I should be able to act with equal or greater force.’ ”

Caedite eos. Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eius. —  Kill them all. For the Lord knows them that are His. (attributed to Arnaud Amalric, 13th cent.) [A fitting comment, I think, because Senator Hoffman is Catholic.]

Minnesota’s controversial deadly force bill advances – chicagotribune.com.

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