Long periods of peace and quiet favor certain optical illusions. Among them is the assumption that the invulnerability of the home is founded upon the Constitution and safe-guarded by it. In reality, it rests upon the father of the family who, accompanied by his sons, appears with an ax on the threshold of his dwelling. -- Ernst Junger
For those who haven't been able to keep up, HB 1487, the "Let's jail crime victims" bill, has failed to pass out of committee. Unfortunately, so has HB 476, a "Castle Doctrine" bill. Both are now dead for the session. Win some, lose some.