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Idaho: Self-Defense Legislation to be Heard Monday

Friday, February 23, 2018

Idaho: Self-Defense Legislation to be Heard Monday

On Monday, February 26th, the Idaho state Senate State Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on Senate Bill 1313 at 8:00AM.  This important piece of legislation will improve the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves in Idaho. Please contact members of the Senate State Affairs Committee and strongly urge them to SUPPORT Senate Bill 1313. Click the “Take Action” button below to contact committee members.

Senate Bill 1313, sponsored by Senator Todd Lakey (R-12), would consolidate and codify existing law to clearly protect the inherent right of a person to defend themselves.  This legislation clarifies that in the exercise of self-defense, a law-abiding citizen may stand their ground and protect themselves or their family anywhere they have a legal right to be.  SB 1313 also protects the right of a person to defend himself against intruders who enter the defender’s home or business unlawfully or by force, without the defender having to demonstrate that he reasonably feared that the intruder was about to cause death or great bodily harm.  The unlawful or forceful entry is enough to establish a legal presumption that the defender’s fear of serious injury was reasonable—and, therefore, that the defense against the criminal was reasonable as well.

Again, please contact members of the Senate State Affairs Committee and urge them to SUPPORT Senate Bill 1313.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.