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Hoffman bill targets home intruders

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One local politician has her controversial agenda locked and loaded at the Minnesota Legislature.

District 10 Senator and conservative Republican Gretchen Hoffman has sponsored a bill that would put into law a version of what is known as the "Castle Doctrine," or "Stand Your Ground."


This defines the right of homeowners to not only shoot an intruder in self defense, but the right to shoot them if they believe "in good faith" the situation could lead to bodily harm.

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