Saturday, March 27, 2010

Great quote

"Police officers have to have the ability to compel people to obey their lawful orders. That's all the court recognized today. The 9th Circuit just applied the law instead of getting caught up in the otherwise unfortunate factual circumstances."
- Ted Buck, lawyer for a Seattle police officer. And what were these "unfortunate factual circumstances"? His client, along with two other Seattle police officers tasered a pregnant woman three times. Her "crime"? She had refused to sign a parking ticket the "officers" had just given her...

Court: Seattle police OK to stun pregnant woman

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