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D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced a military-style checkpoint yesterday to stop cars this weekend in a Northeast Washington neighborhood inundated by gun violence, saying it will help keep criminals out of the area.
The 5th Police District, which includes Trinidad, has had 22 killings this year
Originally posted by kelbtalfenek
Regardless of which side is doing it, it is a precursor, an omen, a sign of things to come. It may not be a violation of rights, but it is controlling the movement of the citizenry-for whatever reason.
I, for one, hope that it has no impact upon the crime levels. If it does, then the precedent will be set and the stage will be made ready for more and more of these types of "exercises" and they will be made commonplace.
Yes folks, Martial Law is being practiced, rehearsed and made ready. Just another piece of the puzzle.