New 'Right to Resist' Law Worries Indiana Police

The law, passed by lawmakers who were outraged by a controversial Indiana Supreme Court decision, allows people to resist police, including with deadly force, but only if police are acting illegally. Police, however, doubt many people will take the time to read the new law and understand what they can and cannot do in a confrontation with police.
March 22, 2012

The law, passed by lawmakers who were outraged by a controversial Indiana Supreme Court decision, allows people to resist police, including with deadly force, but only if police are acting illegally. Police, however, doubt many people will take the time to read the new law and understand what they can and cannot do in a confrontation with police.

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