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Longwood, FL -- In Longwood, Florida, the nanny/police state is on full display as a 12-year-old girl is now facing a charge of misdemeanor battery for an act that occurs thousands of times a day, across school campuses nationwide.

Breana Evan was arrested, handcuffed, placed in the back of a patrol car, and booked into juvenile detention this week after she pinched a boy on the butt at school.

"I regret it because I didn't know it would lead to this," said Evans.

The pinching, according to Evans, happened weeks ago while the children were playing a game that so many students often do. After the pinching was brought to the attention of school officials, Breana was suspended. The 'victim' boy was fine with this outcome and relayed to authorities that he did not want to press charges -- as if that should have been an option in the first place.

However, the victim's mother was not happy with this girl merely facing school discipline -- so she called in the big guns, literally. Two weeks after the pinching game incident, police showed up Breana's school and treated this young school girl like a dangerous criminal.

"It's just a joke," said Breana. "I feel like it's just stupid, just a stupid charge that shouldn't have to happen."

"Lord, Lord Lordy what has this world come to. Kids can't even be a kid," said father Ray Evans -- and he's right.

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Even the officer who arrested Breana knew the situation was asinine. "That's what the deputy told me. He said, 'I don't even want to do this.' That's what the deputy said, 'But I have to do what I have to do,'" said Ray Evans.

Breana will now be on a sort of youth probation. She will now be required to go to classes to modify her behavior, attend the 'diversion program,' conduct community service, and submit to months of drug testing.

What this incident illustrates is the societal dependence on the state to solve matters that should be handled without government.

Being dependent upon the state to solve one's problems is a de facto dependency upon violence.

"The State represents violence in a concentrated and organized form. The individual has a soul, but as the State is a soulless machine, it can never be weaned from violence to which it owes its very existence." -Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

If you truly want a glimpse into the horrid effects of the police state on all school children, take a scroll through our archives, at this link.

Until people wake up to the reality of relying on a system of violence to maintain "order," we can expect this problem to get worse.