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09-02-2010, 06:39 PM #1
The problem with police officers
This quote here sums it up.
Lt. Fran Healy, special adviser to the police commissioner.....
"Officers' safety comes first, and not infringing on people's rights comes second," Healy said.
If antbody agrees with this nitwit then we are screwed as free country. Liberty isnt just a word.
From this article.
Thanks as always to Radley BalkoWe shall never prevent the abuse of power if we are not
prepared to limit power in a way which occasionally may
prevent its use for desirable purposes.
09-02-2010, 06:41 PM #2Member
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09-02-2010, 09:35 PM #3Mary Catherine Roper, a staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania's Philadelphia office, said that the cases seem "pretty outrageous."
"This idea of taking people's guns who are carrying them legally and arresting them is absurd," she said. "The police don't get to decide what is a crime - they only get to enforce what is a crime.
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OMG.... the ACLU......Damn commies.......
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09-03-2010, 01:51 PM #4
I suppose that the issue of non-resident gun permits could get confusing. Throw in a few police officers who don't know the law and a prosecutor who may have political ambitions and you have a situation like this. A nearly identical situation involving only one person in my city several years ago cost the city a $10,000 settlement.
It should not take as long as it has for the authorities to sort out this kind of thing. Somebody messed up big time.Using marijuana instead of other drugs because it is not as addictive is like shooting yourself in the foot with a 9mm instead of a .45 because the bullets are smaller.