2007 Minnesota Statutes
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609.065 JUSTIFIABLE TAKING OF LIFE.
The intentional taking of the life of another is not authorized by section
, except when
necessary in resisting or preventing an offense which the actor reasonably believes exposes the
actor or another to great bodily harm or death, or preventing the commission of a felony in
the actor's place of abode.
History: 1963 c 753 art 1 s 609.065; 1978 c 736 s 1; 1986 c 444
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