Deadly Force Bill
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have expanded the cases in which people could use deadly force to defend their dwellings.
The Minnesota House has sent a bill to Gov. Mark Dayton that would expand the situations where people can use deadly force. The House approved the bill in an 85-47 vote Wednesday.
A bill that would allow citizens more freedom to use deadly force is now on a fast track to Gov. Mark Dayton.
Key police chiefs and county prosecutors joined together on Thursday to urge Minnesota lawmakers to not pass legislation that would give people more freedom to use deadly force when protecting themselves.