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Stand Your Ground – when, where and who?

Posted in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Defense, Firearms, News, Politics, Uncategorized
Among the changes to Idaho law taking effect on July 1, 2018, is an important clarification of when you can and cannot use deadly force to defend yourself, others or perhaps, your “habitation.”  The newest version of Idaho Code 18-4009 lays out the places and people you have a right to defend with deadly force.… Continue Reading

Idaho Self Defense Law Clarified – Stand Your Ground

Posted in Firearms
Idaho’s law protecting a person acting in self-defense gets clarified by the passage of Senate Bill 1313 – which goes into effect July 1st. The real impact is to consolidate and codify existing law to clearly protect the inherent right of a person to defend themselves and others. Idaho law permits a law-abiding citizen to… Continue Reading
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