Is this the new “stand your ground”?
A new law in Indiana has been signed, that allows residents to use deadly force against public servants, including law enforcement officers, who unlawfully enter their homes.
Indiana Governor, Mitch Daniels, signed this bill in March which makes it the first of its kind in the U.S. The law was signed after the supreme court ruled that it was justified for police officers to enter homes unlawfully.
The supreme court ruled on a case where an Indiana man assaulted an officer during a domestic violence call. The court ruled that there was “no right to reasonably resist unlawful entry by police officers”
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