Legislative Lunacyby Robert
An old friend of mine (Jon, who really ought to start blogging) sent this little gem of a story to me via e-mail.
A pro-pot group alleges that an Aurora police officer pulled over one of its members this week because he had a marijuana legalization sticker on the back of his vehicle.
The officer, who wasn't identified, allegedly told Wansing [the 25 year-old ”criminal”] that he wouldn't have been cited if he didn't have the sticker on his vehicle and that he didn't want his children to see such “trash.”
Nice…! It seems that Joe Cop is unaware
of the fact that, if marijuana legalization stickers are outlawed, only outlaws will display marijuana legalization stickers.
Update: In a comment to this post, John Newman wrote: <span style="font-sty
le:italic”>”Let me guess, you think we can fix things through the political process.”
Well, according to a somewhat suspect conspiracist website (it claims that 9/11 was planned by the US government and that the US is a police state), there’s a bill in New Hampshire, sponsored by Rep. Paul Hopfgarten, that was “proposed at the request of local Free Staters“.
The bill reads: “Any law enforcement officer, person acting as a law enforcement officer, or other public official who confiscates or attempts to confiscate lawfully carried or lawfully owned firearms in this state during a declared state of emergency shall be charged with a class A felony.”
So yeah, if the bill is signed into law, then clearly the political process will have been instrumental in restoring an important aspect of