Sunday, May 31, 2009

More on the taking away of our rights

We need to think about this out of Minnesota. That the police don't have enough authority already, and they need more power to take blood just because they have probable cause. No more 4th amendment. What happened to innocent until proven guilty? This is getting out of hand, and we need to be on guard. Because we may wake up one day and realize we have no rights left. Because the government has probable cause that you are a danger to the public and authorities, just because someone said so without any proof, just a feeling. Think about it, and put yourself on the receiving end of a feeling.

In a 5-2 decision, the Supreme Court said that the "rapid, natural dissipation of alcohol in the blood creates ... a circumstance [requiring immediate attention] that will justify police taking a warrantless, nonconsensual blood draw from a defendant" provided the officer has probable cause to believe that the defendant has committed criminal vehicular homicide or operation...

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