House of Delegates passes bill protecting homeowners who kill intruders

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February 10, 2012

3:39 PM

The Virginia House of Delegates passed a measure allowing Virginians to kill those “who intrude into their dwellings and menace them,” the Daily Press reported. The bill that shields home-defenders from civil suit passed 75-22 Thursday, and a second bill that protects defenders from criminal prosecution passed 70-28

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