A bill allowing people to use force against police illegally entering their homes took a step closer to the governor’s desk Thursday.
People would be able to resist police entry under certain conditions in Senator Mike Young's bill.
The bill comes after some legislators pronounced themselves unhappy with a Supreme Court decision.
Legislators are finishing a proposal to clarify the rights and responsibilities of both police and homeowners when officers arrive at the door.
The state called for a rehearing after the Court’s first opinion was thought to say citizens had no right to resist police from entering their homes illegally.
Protesters organized using Facebook and Twitter updates.
Zoeller supports the rehearing of a Supreme Court decision denying a person the right to resist a law enforcement official’s unlawful entry into their home.