The legislation was motivated by an Indiana Supreme Court decision last year ruling that citizens had no right to resist illegal entry into their homes by law enforcement. The Northwest Indiana Times explained last May:That's today's St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner. Please give it a look, and tell a friend.Overturning a common law dating back to the English Magna Carta of 1215, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Hoosiers have no right to resist unlawful police entry into their homes.Think about that--Indiana's black-robed guardians of justice removed a protection that has been codified as a core principle of a free society for almost 800 years. [More]
In a 3-2 decision, Justice Steven David writing for the court said if a police officer wants to enter a home for any reason or no reason at all, a homeowner cannot do anything to block the officer's entry.
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