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San Diego Officer Assaults, Arrests Man Filming His Interaction With Police

San Diego Officer Assaults, Arrests Man Filming His Interaction With Police

Despite Federal court rulings to the contrary, local LEOs (legally entitled to oppress) continue to assault and falsely arrest people who attempt to record their interactions with police. It happened again Saturday in San Diego.

ATF Wants To Know Everything About You

ATF Wants To Know Everything About You

The Federal government has already made great strides in ensuring that anonymity is a thing of the past with massive data-collection-and-storage facilities like fusion centers and a post-9/11 American legal structure that makes government’s ability to spy on citizens easier than ever.

De Facto ‘Debtors’ Prison’ Freezes Economic Mobility, Favors Plutocrats In Eroding U.S. Legal System

De Facto ‘Debtors’ Prison’ Freezes Economic Mobility, Favors Plutocrats In Eroding U.S. Legal System

Drawing a direct line — or any line at all — that links criminal guilt with incarceration is becoming impossible in a growing number of cities and States, as people are being put indefinitely in jail for their inability to pay medical bills, traffic fines and court costs.

Gardening Supply Purchase Leads To Police Surveillance, Drug Raid

Gardening Supply Purchase Leads To Police Surveillance, Drug Raid

Apparently LEOs (legally entitled to oppress) in Leawood, Kansas, have run out of criminals to pursue and have turned their attention to in-home gardeners.

SCOTUS Rules Cops Can’t Just Show Up With A Dog And No Warrant

A majority opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court this week frustrated the State of Florida (as well as the Federal government and 26 other States) by ruling that police who bring a sniff dog onto a homeowner’s property and turn up evidence related to the dog’s signaling are conducting a “search” as defined by the 4th Amendment.

That means cops can’t suspect you of growing marijuana in a house, turn up casually at your front door with a dog — you know, just to ask a few questions — and thereafter develop probable cause to search the house, as the dog sniffs around at the front door and begins indicating there’s something illegal inside.

LA Women Must Pay Taxes For Getting Shot Up By Cops

LA Women Must Pay Taxes For Getting Shot Up By Cops

Recent headlines following up on some of the events tied to ex-Los Angeles cop Christopher Dorner’s revenge-murder rampage last month demonstrate the particularly disturbing willingness of the state to trample innocent citizens whenever it feels it is threatened.

To Protect And Serve Their Own Prurient Interests

To Protect And Serve Their Own Prurient Interests

Police officers — whom I call LEOs (legally entitled to oppress) — hate having their authority questioned and can invent all manner of “crimes” with which to charge their victims. Take the case of Kristen Walker as just one example. Her experience was posted on Copblock.org.

Physician Sought To Use Police To Force Woman Into Hospital For Birth

Physician Sought To Use Police To Force Woman Into Hospital For Birth

After giving birth four times via caesarean delivery, Lisa Epsteen wanted to have her fifth child vaginally. She found someone to help her through her high-risk pregnancy, and she thought he was on her side. That is until her doctor threatened to have police pick her up and drag her to the hospital for a surgical delivery.

Alabama Mayor Wants Emergency Gun Grab Measure

Alabama Mayor Wants Emergency Gun Grab Measure

The mayor of an Alabama city has proposed a disaster emergency ordinance that would give police the authority to confiscate weapons in the event of a major disaster. Guntersville Mayor Leigh Dollar says the ordinance would ensure a quick response in the event of a major disaster.

Another LEO Ignores Rulings On Taping

Another LEO Ignores Rulings On Taping

All police officers are trained to lie, but few apparently are ever trained in the law. Federal courts have repeatedly ruled that videotaping police officers in public settings is protected under the 1st Amendment.

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