Indiana House Approves Use-of-Force Bill

From the Associated Press: The Indiana House has approved a bill laying out when people are justified in using force against police officers. The House voted 74-24 Thursday in favor of the bill that’s a response to the public uproar over a state Supreme Court ruling that residents could not resist officers even during an […]

Home Entry Bill Clears Indiana Senate Panel

From the Associated Press: An Indiana Senate committee has endorsed a proposal giving state residents limited rights to resist police officers trying to enter their homes. The Senate’s criminal code committee voted 8-0 Tuesday to back the bill that follows a public uproar over a state Supreme Court ruling in May that said homeowners cannotviolently […]

Indiana High Court Upholds Its Ruling In Home Entry Case

From the Associated Press The Indiana Supreme Court is upholding its ruling that residents don’t have the right to resist police officers who illegally enter their homes. The 4-1 decision released today comes four months after the court ruled against an Evansville man charged with blocking and shoving a police officer who tried to go […]