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Supreme Court Rules You Have No 4th Amendment Protection Against Cops Ignorant of the Law

In a blow to the constitutional rights of citizens, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 in Heien v. State of North Carolina that police officers are permitted to violate American citizens’ Fourth Amendment rights if the violation results from a “reasonable” mistake about the law on the part of police. …

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Hundreds of Police Departments Distribute ‘Internet Safety Software’ That’s Actually Dangerous Spyware

For years, local law enforcement agencies around the country have told parents that installing ComputerCOP software is the “first step” in protecting their children online. EFF.org By Dave Maass Police chiefs, sheriffs, and district attorneys have handed out hundreds of thousands of copies of the disc to families for free …

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What I Don’t Like About Life in the American Police State

 By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute July 15, 2014   There’s a lot to love about America and its people: their pioneering spirit, their entrepreneurship, their ability to think outside the box, their passion for the arts, etc.  Increasingly, however, as time goes by, I find the things I …

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21st Century Tyranny: Disturbing Trend of “Accidental” Shootings and Raids on Wrong Addresses

Cops shoot unarmed woman watching TV, cops shoot man for watering lawn, cops shoot boy for carrying a toy gun, cops beat man with Down syndrome, cops taser handcuffed teen in face, cops mace woman’s vagina, cops sodomize man for routine traffic stop….. Headlines like these are becoming far too …

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