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Bill lowering murder charges is concerning


Last updated 4/21/2021 at 9:26am

I am grateful for an opportunity to speak to the entire community about what is happening in the Capitol.

The last several weeks have had their share of successes and disappointments. I would like to tell you about a bill that passed, and I don't believe it was a good idea.

Senate Bill 124-Changes to Felony Murder.

Under current law, it is a class 1 felony as it pertains to first-degree murder if a person commits or attempts to commit certain specified felonies and the death of a person, other than one of the participants, is caused by anyone during the crime. The bill changes the current...

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