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Did you get arrested for walking your dog without a leash? Maybe you got behind on those parking tickets piling up in your glove compartment. Perhaps you were taken in to custody whilst peacefully protesting with your fellow Occupiers. Well, here’s hoping you wore clean underwear, because police can now strip search you for the smallest offense.
On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of invasive strip searches for even minor infractions.
Jailers may perform invasive strip searches on people arrested even for minor offenses, an ideologically divided Supreme Court ruled Monday, the conservative majority declaring that security trumps privacy in an often dangerous environment. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled against a New Jersey man who was strip-searched in two county jails after his arrest on a warrant for an unpaid fine that he had, in reality, paid.
I agree; every day that goes by an we don't do something, we are effectively going along to get along. This is probably the most damaging to our freedoms.
Originally posted by VeritasAequitas
reply to post by OccamsRazor04
I read the article; I understood it; I was joking. Was there really a need to post just to make yourself look like a jackass?edit on 2-9-2012 by VeritasAequitas because: (no reason given)
First cop who tries to make me undress on the side of the road is in for one hell of a scuffle