Presumed Guilt

Ran across this little bit about civilians terrified of open-carrying cops cops terrified of open-carrying civilians.

Enough is enough; we must get guns under control
“What is alarming to the police is that they have no power to ascertain the potential criminal background of an armed individual until a crime is committed, and by then it is too late,” said Ladd Everitt, spokesman for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, an advocacy group.

Oh, noes! They can’t bust people until a crime is committed. How horrible.

Maybe they should consider the possibility that if the person isn’t doing anything wrong… then maybe he isn’t doing anything wrong. I know: it’s a difficult concept for public school-indoctrinated idiots in an age of imaginary microagressions.

Then again, claiming the worst without evidence worked so well for other police states.

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