New Indiana Law Gives Residents Right to Resist Police

Caroline Cournoyer Governing.com 4/20/2012

It’s 2 a.m. and you wake up to the sight and sound of a police officer, but you didn’t call the police. Are you allowed to shoot him or her for unlawfully entering your home? If you live in Indiana, maybe.

As of March 20, Indiana law gives residents the right […]

Gov. Walker signs ‘Castle Doctrine’ into law

Gov. signs bill allowing homeowners to legally kill intruders

Fox 11 WLUK-TV 07 Dec 2011

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that allows homeowners to legally kill intruders.

The bill, nicknamed the “Castle Doctrine,” creates a presumption of legal immunity for someone who kills or injures a person breaking into […]

Walmart shooter won’t face charges

Zach Benoit Billings Gazette 2/10/2010

Charges will not be filed against a man accused of shooting a co-worker in the forehead at the West End Walmart last summer, Yellowstone County Attorney Dennis Paxinos announced Wednesday.

In a written statement, Paxinos said the actions of Craig Schmidt, 49, who was accused of shooting 32-year-old Danny Lira […]