Self-defense bill fails
A plan to expand Minnesotans' right to protect themselves by using deadly force suffered a near-fatal blow when it failed to pass a House committee.
The so-called Castle Doctrine gives citizens the right to use deadly force in their home if they feel their life is threatened.
A bill by Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Good Thunder, expands that to a person's property and vehicle.
It fell on a tie vote in the House Public Safety and Civil Justice Committee.