Attorney General's analysis finds trespass bill could raise risk of shootings, adding to critics’ complaints

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Here’s an article from the Idaho Statesman: By Cynthia Sewell Ominous words from the Idaho Attorney General’s Office on two pending pieces of legislation: “The overlap between the proposed (bills) would likely increase the risk of serious injury or death to otherwise innocent trespassers.” Both bills are attempting to update and clarify two confusing, yet critically important laws. One governs the use of deadly force in self-defense. The other governs private property rights. The “stand your ground” legislation has moved fairly seamlessly through the legislative process. However, the bill rewriting Idaho’s trespass laws got off to a rocky start, with groups representing law enforcement, attorneys, hunters, fishermen and public access deeply...

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Attorney General's analysis finds trespass bill could raise risk of shootings, adding to critics’ complaints

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