Yesterday, Melanie Asmar wrote about a proposal by Representative Frank McNulty, ex-speaker of the Colorado House, tochange the way the insanity defense is handled
-- placing the burden of proof on the defendant rather than the state. Despite the prospect of accusedAurora theater shooter James Holmes
deploying this strategy, one reader thinks party politics will ensure the measure's failure.
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"Representative Frank McNulty [R]"
The R is all you need to know. This is going nowhere.
1. The Dems are in control.
2. This is THE Frank who pissed off 3/4 of state last year with his handling of the civil unions bill.
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