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An Indiana Supreme Court justice facing rare opposition has set up a campaign website.

Justice Steven David must pass a yes or no vote in the Nov. 6 election to remain on the state's highest court. But opponents want David ousted because of a 2011 decision he wrote asserting Indiana residents didn't have the right to resist the police, even if officers illegally enter their homes.

David told The Associated Press on Friday that the ruling had been misunderstood.

One section of the website says judges "don't have the luxury of taking a poll to find out which way they should rule on thorny issues," but must rule based on the facts and the law.

It also features information about David's military record, court decisions and community involvement.

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  • to sweetwilli
    The story stated "illegally" enter your residence- that means- NO search warrant! now how do you feel about the Police just inviting themselves in without authorization?
  • misunderstood decision
    Most of the cops I have met are really public safety people at heart. I'll bet the huge majority of cases where they actually forcibly enter a building are when they think there is a threat of physical safety of someone in it.
  • Right to shoot police
    This is another invention of the terminally ignorant. If the police mistakenly knock down your door while serving a search warrant, how do you have a right to kill them? They have a difficult job to do and yes they sometimes make a mistake, but that is not cause for a death penalty.

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