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Let’s hear it for his castle doctrine bill from the last session. Gun fights, shootings, brawls and no charges filed.

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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Larry Kralj, Environ
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Larry Kralj, Environ

Gotta part company with you on this one, Pogie. It was simply a drunken bar fight. I seriously doubt that the Caslte Doctrine had anything to do with this one. Oh sure, lazy prosecutors want to be able to put everyone in jail. But is there really a need to put someone in jail after each drunken bar brawl? I think that in this case, natural consequences were quite enough. Get drunk, get loud, and mouth off? Well, someone just might not like that, especially in small town Montana. The burden MUST be on the prosecutors to make the case,… Read more »

problembear
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obviously, the lesson here is – if you don’t carry and you want to wet your whistle. you better stay out of the bars in montana…..

this’ll be a huge help to the poor bar owners accross the state as the actions of these idiots taking advantage of this stupid law become publicized. should virtually eliminate fully two thirds of their business.

that’ll get those jobs rolling!

jhwygirl
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Larry is so far off base here, and why am I not surprised? He’s even been to Lincoln! So now all we have to do if we’re the Griz players battling out a drug deal, we can all claim self-defense? Any gun fired on main street in Lincoln has the possibility of ending up in someone’s living room. Or nursery. Get it? I understand that there are situations where a person might have to defend themselves. In this story, there were plenty of people, a phone, and law enforcement available. Reasonable people don’t have to call the police? wait –… Read more »

Brianna Pelland
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Great feature, I genuinely benefited from reading it, keep doing the good efforts.

Lamonica Mach
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Some genuinely great articles on this website , regards for contribution.

Inell Holtgrefe
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Fun post, I surprisingly benefited from glossing over it, keep doing the good thoughts.

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