It’s one thing for those who back the po

Posted: March 26, 2015 in Uncategorized

It’s one thing for those who back the police—no matter what the circumstance—to insist that if you just obey a police officer, you’ll be safe. But what happens when compliance isn’t enough?

What happens if you play it safe, comply and do whatever a police officer tells you to do, don’t talk back, don’t threaten, and don’t walk away—in other words, don’t do anything that even hints at resistance—and still, you find yourself staring down the wrong end of a government agent’s gun? After all, the news is riddled with reports of individuals who didn’t resist when confronted by police and still got tasered, tackled or shot simply because they looked at police in a threatening manner or moved in a way that made an officer “fear” for his safety.

How does a citizen protect himself against a police officer’s tendency to shoot first and ask questions later, oftentimes based only on their highly subjective “feeling” of being threatened? The short answer is you can’t. — John W. Whitehead, author of “A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State”

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  1. greta blakeslee says:

    Run in a zig zag pattern and carry cream filled doughnuts that you drop as you are running..:( Or wait for the day they decide to take the right to carry away from America and have a open field day of discretionary target practice.. 😉 When you think about it, there are way more of us than there are of them….HHhhhhmmmmmm 😦

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