Stand Your Ground may be coming to Indiana schools

A state representative from Hartford City is considering a bill to expand the law to cover Stand Your Ground situations in Illinois schools. When do stand-your-ground laws go too far?

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Indiana may pass an expanded Stand Your Ground law.

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A current statute allows a person to use deadly force to protect themselves when they believe their life or safety is threatened.

Now, a state representative from Hartford City is considering a bill to expand the law, to cover Stand Your Ground situations in schools.

Indiana lawmakers are generally opposed to putting armed guards in every school.

A committee came up with the Stand Your Ground alternative over the summer.

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