Wake up, Americans!
You’re living in a police state.
Reblogging this here, because once again, we have a case of a police officer abusing his position; even though I’m myself a Christian, I object to this abuse of power and position.
UNION COUNTY, Indiana – A police officer in Indiana has been leveled with a lawsuit for sharing the gospel with a driver during a traffic stop.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is representing complainant Ellen Bogan, 60, who claims that Indiana State Police trooper Brian Hamilton violated her constitutional rights by asking her about her religious beliefs after he pulled her over for an alleged traffic violation.
According to reports, the incident occurred in August in Union County, Indiana. Hamilton gave her a warning about making an illegal pass—and then asked her if she went to church anywhere. He also reportedly asked her if she had accepted Jesus as her Lord and savior.
“I’m not affiliated with any church. I don’t go to church,” Bogan told the Indianapolis Star. “I felt compelled to say I did, just because I had a state trooper standing at the…
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Atlanta — Amid a number of US inquiries into worrisome police behavior, some critics are asking a difficult question: Have American police officers’ trigger fingers gotten too itchy?
South Carolina authorities on Wednesday released a dashcam video showing former Highway Patrol officer Sean Groubert asking motorist Levar Jones, who is black, to get his license and then shooting him in the hip as he reaches into his car for the license.
“Sir, why was I shot?” Mr. Jones, who is recovering from the shooting, can be heard saying.
If you ask someone to produce their licence, common sense would dictate you let him do so.
But common sense is something Officer Groubert clearly lacks, though he doesn’t lack for murderous hateful bigotry.