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House passes ‘stand your ground’ expanding right to shoot to kill in self-defense

House passes ‘stand your ground’ expanding right to shoot to kill in self-defense

File photo of Rep. Kyle Koehler, lead sponsor of the "stand your ground" bill. Source: Ohio General Assembly The Ohio House passed legislation late Thursday evening that removes a legal requirement that people try to retreat from a confrontation before shooting to kill in perceived self-defense. The legislation, commonly referred to as “stand your ground,” passed in a 52-31 vote around 11:30 p.m. If...

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Kyle Koehler Ohio House Senate