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Jere Hilland sets up shooting targets Thursday for a self-defense class he is teaching at the Red River Regional Marksmanship Center in West Fargo.
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FARGO — When Jere Hilland teaches you how to defend yourself, he always preaches using “reasonable force.”
“In other words, if someone punches you in the nose, you can punch them in the nose,” said Hilland, who has taught firearms classes in North Dakota for 10 years. “But you can’t keep punching them in the nose. That’s excessive force.”
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