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Bill Makes Stealing Someone’s Gun An Aggravated Assault
It’s already a crime in
“When we think about home invasions when you're trying to protect your home, and in the event that the perpetrator attempts to take away your weapon, it gives the police something else to use when they go through the judicial proceedings,” Barton said.
House Minority Leader Chad Campbell said the three-and-a-half-year presumptive term for burglary should be a big enough deterrent. He questioned why guns should be singled out above other potentially dangerous weapons.
“I bet many people in this state have a baseball bat by the side of their bed as a protection against a home invasion,”