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Their Constitutional Rights
Violated By Authorities

Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial

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Posted By:HollowLeg, 7/16/2013 1:38:46 PM

Bill Of Rights: A Nevada family files a lawsuit after police literally seize their house to use as a command post after entering without a warrant and assaulting family members. Isn´t this what helped start the American Revolution? For those who snoozed through civics class, recent news events have provided an education on the U.S. Constitution, the bedrock of American democracy, assaulted by an administration that views it as obstructionist and irrelevant and by courts that view it as a "living document" — which is to say it means whatever they say it means on any given day.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 7/16/2013 2:05:00 PM     (No. 9426904)

Nevada was one of the states that voted for Barak Obama in 2012, and it has cursed us with Harry Reid for years. I feel sorry only for those Nevadans who consistently vote against these Democrat nemeses. The rest deserve this and worse.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 7/16/2013 2:06:32 PM     (No. 9426907)

Sorry, Nevadans, for the last posting. I guess my anger over the state of our country at the hands of the Obamaphiles has gotten the best of me.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/16/2013 2:14:47 PM     (No. 9426915)

Does Nevada still observe the Constitution?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 7/16/2013 2:16:41 PM     (No. 9426918)

should be interesting to see where this goes. My goodness, remember when mom used to tell you ´´the policeman is your friend´´???

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 7/16/2013 2:30:53 PM     (No. 9426933)

Sorry cowgirls, but it is not unconstitutional for police to temporarily take over private property if there is a genuine emergency necessity to do so.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: coldborezero, 7/16/2013 2:37:54 PM     (No. 9426948)

Re#5: All right, Cowboy, please cite the section and clause of our Constituion that gives the police that particular exception to the third and fourth amendments. Like so many other abuses and usurpations, they do it because they can.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bohallx, 7/16/2013 2:40:15 PM     (No. 9426953)

The 4th´s prohibition is on doing UNREASONABLE searches and seizures without warrants ~ the contrapositive is that REASONABLE searches and seizures don´t need warrants.

Folks who never took a formal course in logic probably have no idea how to read the 4th.

The 3rd´s prohibition is obscure to modern folks, but it´s one of the things Louis XIV used to do to Protestants ~ move in the dragoons until you went to mass. If the cops then made that family attend the state church, they might have a case ~ but the women folk would also have to prove the soldiers raped them.

The first three amendments pretty much recapitulate the essence of the Edict of Nantes. Even for some of the Founders the third was little understood but a little visit to Huguenot history, the Religious Wars in France, or Louis XIV would clarify things in your mind.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: voxlapidis, 7/16/2013 3:06:07 PM     (No. 9426996)

I never heard of this French Connection while taking World and American History in high school and college in the 1960´s.

I was under the impression that the quartering of British Soldiers was being done in the American Colonies by the British Crown.

The Revocation of the Edict of Nantes did result in the emigration of large numbers of Germans from the Palatinate region bordering France, among them many of my family including Protestants and Catholics.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 7/16/2013 5:20:06 PM     (No. 9427222)

I know certain Texas home owners who would have resisted this incursion by the police so vigorously that the sounds of the gun fire would have completely blown the cops´ cover.

However, these same home owners, if asked politely, would have gladly opened their doors and even treated the police like guests.

"Don´t mess with Texas!" means more than just don´t litter.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 7/16/2013 7:00:38 PM     (No. 9427453)

two years ago my grandson ´s wife opened her door just before midnight to go to the corner quick stop while her teen brothers stayed with her toddler son.
Surprise-- a gun slammed into her temple while 3 swat dressed men shoved into the House and jerked the older boy out by his neck gun jammed against his head.
Toddler was asleep on the couch and the other boy tried to reach him. The dog growling leaped to protect the child and was shot.
The house was searched with the guns still
in place.
Grandson walking home from work heard the shots and ran the last 50 feet home.
He yelled stand down with his phone dialing 911 then demanded a search warrant -- proved he wasn´t their target and the cops decided they had the wrong address. Of course no warrant--- they were so brave they exited with 11 police cars and 22 officers.
They had missed the couch by inches with the shots and the dog lived.
Looking into such an extreme action showed his was the 4th home in 3 months where the wrong address was raided.
At two people died. 1 unarmed 65 tear old man. Then 3 police officers who were shot by a special forces man home from the war zone 4 days. he wasn´t tried

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Reply 11 - Posted by: dotty, 7/17/2013 8:46:53 AM     (No. 9428280)

The Patriot Act destroyed the fourth amendment. Please looked into Skull and Bones and Prescott Bush and the evil that is the CIA and the Bush family, poor Obama just is an unbalanced,unloved messed up puppet of the puppet masters that include the Bush family.

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