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No-Knock raids have been a problem from their inception.  Since no evidence of a crime has been committed, but only enough suspicion for someone, their home or their belongings to be searched, that person should be within their rights to simply answer the door and submit to the warrant without …
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Washington, DC — This week the Trump administration announced that they were lifting an Obama administration ban on certain military grade weapons being sold to state and local police for pennies on the dollar. While there is a growing awareness that local law enforcement has received massive amounts of surplus …
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Thursday is the day that a Montana law went into effect and will greatly diminish federal programs that seek to militarize local police of the state. HB330, introduced by Rep. Nicholas Schwaderer (R-Superior), bans receiving of significant classes of military equipment (weaponized drones, combat aircraft, grenades, grenade launchers, silencers and …
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“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.” ― Frédéric Bastiat, French economist Pay no heed to the circus politics coming out of …
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“There is no more dangerous menace to civilization than a government of incompetent, corrupt, or vile men.”—Ludwig von Mises Once again, the police state is up to its old tricks, stoking tensions over whether or not the government is forced to shut down, even partially, due to a default on the …
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FARMINGTON, N.M. — In yet another tragic example of the dangerous consequences of police incompetence, a New Mexico man was gunned down in his own home by the very people who are sworn to protect and serve. The callous actions of the Farmington Police Department are chillingly reminiscent of the Andrew Finch case, where …
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Once again, The Rutherford Institute has sounded the alarm over the dangers of equipping police with killer robots. In a letter to the San Francisco Police Commission, Rutherford Institute attorneys have urged the Commissioners to reject a renewed push by police for remotely-controlled, armed robots that can be …
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“If you don’t want to get shot, tased, pepper-sprayed, struck with a baton or thrown to the ground, just do what I tell you.”—Officer with the Los Angeles Police Department Police violence has not lessened. Police shootings have not abated. Police reforms have largely failed. Activate Your Own Stem Cells & …
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“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.” ― Frédéric Bastiat, French economist If there is an absolute maxim by which …
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Many Americans saw former policeman Derek Chauvin’s conviction on all counts last week as affirming the principle that no one is above the law. Many others were concerned that the jury was scared that anything less than a full conviction would result in riots, and even violence against themselves and …
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