First State Legalizes Taser Drones for Cops, Thanks to a Lobbyist

August 26, 2015 at 2:57 pm | Posted in Astrology | 4 Comments

An example of how things can go TERRIBLY wrong in our political process.

Armed Drones for Cops Are Now LegalNorth Dakota police will be free to fire “less than lethal” weapons from the air thanks to the influence of Big Drone.
It is now legal for law enforcement in North Dakota to fly drones armed with everything from Tasers to tear gas thanks to a last-minute push by a pro-police lobbyist.

With all the concern over the militarization of police in the past year, no one noticed that the state became the first in the union to allow police to equip drones with “less than lethal” weapons. House Bill 1328 wasn’t drafted that way, but then a lobbyist representing law enforcement—tight with a booming drone industry—got his hands on it.

The bill’s stated intent was to require police to obtain a search warrant from a judge in order to use a drone to search for criminal evidence. In fact, the original draft of Rep. Rick Becker’s bill would have…

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  1. Wow what the hell…

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    • I think they are doing this so an individual officer does not have to take responsibility when agents of the government murder someone. Proving “who did it” will be impossible; it is an incredibly BAD idea.


      • I’ve no doubt this is how it will be used :/


      • Once again, sounds like we are in agreement. (In this case, a bit sadly so.)


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