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Posted on 01/24/2014 6:30:08 AM PST by marktwain
Representative Jim Lucas, R-Seymore, has introduced a bill to reform Indiana law that restricts self defense in or near schools. The bill HB1048, aims to do a number of things, such as allow people to possess firearms that are locked in vehicles on school property, change the definition of school property for firearms offenses to the actual buildings rather than all the real estate owned by the school, and perhaps most interestingly, decriminalize "roaming school zones".
What are "roaming school zones", you might ask?
In 2013, the Indiana legislature passed a bill dealing with school safety. It included a definition of a school to include:
Sec. 2. A person who knowingly orYou can see the problem. A class from a school takes a field trip to a zoo. The zoo is being used for a "school function". Anyone now at the zoo with a firearm has just committed a felony, even though they did nothing. The "school zone" moved around them.
intentionally possesses a firearm:
(1) in or on school property; or
(2) in or on property that is being used by a school for a school function; or
(3) (2) on a school bus;
commits a Class D Level 6 felony.
Sec. 3. For purposes of section 2(2) of this chapter,property that is not school property is being used by a school for
a school function if:
(1) the property is being used exclusively by the school for the
(2) the property is not accessible to the general public during
the school function; and
(3) a notice conspicuously posted at each entrance to the
property states that the property is being used by the school
for a school function.
Just suggest an “Abortion free school zone” and watch a liberal go into a spittle flying fit.
“Target Rich Zones”
Proceed with extreme prejudice.... No one will challenge you.
Just callous and inhumane.
"Gun Control" is an abomination to the Constitution and the rule of law.