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WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – With the use of domestic drones increasing, concern has not just come up over privacy issues, but also over the potential use of lethal force by the unmanned aircraft.
Drones have been used overseas to target and kill high-level terror leaders and are also being used along the U.S.-Mexico border in the battle against illegal immigration. But now, these drones are starting to be used domestically at an increasing rate.
The Federal Aviation Administration has allowed several police departments to use drones across the U.S. They are controlled from a remote location a
“The prospect of people out in public being Tased or targeted by force by flying drones where no officers is physically present on the scene,” Crump says, “raises the prospect of unconstitutional force being used on individuals.”
Originally posted by Brad Jones
I wonder if they'll charge you with assault on an officer if you shot gun one of these down. I bet we'll see these just hovering about through the streets one day patrolling.edit on 24-5-2012 by Brad Jones because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by CALGARIAN
IMO, if one person in the US is killed by a drone that people will march right to the White House doors. Crashing the gates.