Michigan Senate approves self-defense bills! 2006/06/06 www.mlive.com/newsflashJune 6, 2006 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state Senate approved legislation Tuesday aimed at fortifying and clarifying self-defense rights in Michigan. The measures would allow people to use deadly force, with no duty to retreat, if they reasonably think they face imminent death, great bodily harm or sexual assault. They could use deadly force on their property or anywhere they have a legal right to be. The legislation also would protect people from civil lawsuits if they have used force in self-defense ... read more The self-defense bills are House Bills 5142-43, 5153 and 5548; and Senate Bills 1046 and 1185.