‘What Country Is This!?’: DUI Suspects Strapped Down To Have Blood Drawn By Force


Many States have had longstanding policies that allow police to obtain a warrant to forcibly draw the blood of people suspected of drunk driving if they refuse to submit to a breathalyzer test.

While many Americans likely support efforts to convict drunk drivers, a recent report from Fox 5 Atlanta illustrates just how intrusive the policies are.

Here is the Fox 5 report.

And here is footage of a similar incident in Gillette, Wyoming on May 22, 2012 when police drew blood from a DUI suspect after getting a warrant.

In 2005, the Supreme Court ruled that procedures like the one highlighted in the videos above hold up to Constitutional muster.

H/T: Infowars

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  • mathis1689

    Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin would be proud of their ideological sons.

    • monizame

      well,what you going to do about it??

      • mathis1689

        I do what I can. I write and petition my congressmen, I vote for those who I think will uphold the Constitution and I encourage others to do the same. Beyond that I trust and pray that God will intervene and I make sure that my weapons are loaded in case He doesn’t.

  • Robert Wolfe

    They could also test this blood for THC, one might not be under the effect of it at the time, but they could still get you, and that could also be used to place you under a firearms disability. All without justification.

    • Jimmy the Greek

      And you realy think that would stop most people from having guns ? Most fellons i know still have guns

  • william

    Isn’t this a violation of 5th amendment right not to be forced to be a witness against oneself? It seems like breatholizers and blood samples and DNA samples force the accused to provide evidence against himself.

  • Alan

    And the police state becomes even more formidable. Implied consent should be enough as by refusing they lose their license for a year on the first offense. How does drawing their blood change anything? They lose their license either way. Besides, it prevents nothing. I remember watching a show one time where a lady had been arrested something like 23 times for DUI. What the heck was she still doing on the road???

    • Will

      Was she supposed to walk to the bars?

      • Alan

        Lol…..maybe the bars could start some sort of taxi service just for people like her.

  • Ethan Clarke

    I won’t be around this world much longer. I’m on the slippery slope. My regret is that I fathered children who will be around here to witness the crap that going on, fostered by the Global Criminal Elite who are running the whole shebang. God help America-!!

    • monizame

      don’t worry friend,there will be a time when all these criminals come to justice.

      • ctfrank

        Oh really? When?

  • Guest

    This is NOT America. This is horrible and outrageous.

  • John W

    I do have to differ wit a lot of the comments here. Did the police have probable cause, probably, erratic driving would qualify, in any case, he had been arrested for DUI. Did they get a warrant, yes they did. So in effect, they have satisfied the “unreasonable search” provision of the 4th amendment. Strapping the man into a chair and having a medical person draw the blood protects the police from a lawsuit. If he had injured himself during the procedure the lawsuit would have been horrendous had they not taken these precautions.

    Don’t misunderstand me, the video was not pretty, but I did see professionalism on the part of the police officers in spite of provocation. This is definitely a better out come than video of a smashed car and a dead body. To drive is a privilege, not a right.

    • vicki

      Why do you think that taking your private property from one place to another is a privilege?

      • John W

        Driving is a privilege. There are “rules of the road” that we all, most of us, observe to use the roadways together safely. If you don’t follow those rules, your privilege to operate a vehicle on the roadways will be revoked.

        • vicki

          In other words you have to have the permission of the King to travel on his property. Not surprising that Americans have lost their freedom. (Presumes that John W. is an American)

          • John W

            Oh “OK” Vicki, so you want no rules on the road. So when a drunk driver runs into you or your family, that’s “OK” with you.

            In that video, they followed the proper procedures.

            Do NOT question my American citizenship, I am using it right now, just as you are. I believe that there are rules to be followed when driving and obviously you do not.

          • vicki

            Now where in my statement (be precise) did I say I didn’t want any rules on the road?

            You might also not get so huffy about being an American. There are lots of people on this list who are NOT and I don’t know you from john. :)

          • John W

            What in the world did you think the context this whole conversation was about? A drunk driver arrested for DUI and being forced to submit to a blood test.

            My comment : “There are “rules of the road” that we all, most of us, observe to use
            the roadways together safely. If you don’t follow those rules, your
            privilege to operate a vehicle on the roadways will be revoked.”

            Your comment : “In other words you have to have the permission of the King to travel on his property.”

            It is implied within the context of the whole conversation.

            Do not assume that someone is not an American on this site, the majority are.

            Good bye Vicki

          • vicki

            Good bye John W. Sorry you are not staying to learn a thing or 2. Like the difference between freedom and subjugation

  • Jimmy the Greek

    That’s a bunch of bull !