Terrible proposed law in Florida would make “bullying” a crime punishable by up to a year in jail. Good rule of thumb: Laws named after crime victims are almost always a bad idea.
According to witnesses and an autopsy report, police in Duncanville, Texas, shot an unarmed man, then left him to die without seeking any medical attention. They then put out a press release that elevates to an art form the use of the passive voice to avoid accountability.
Today’s surveillance state news: Dallas police say their license plate scanners record 10.5 million plates every three months.
And as police agencies find new and more innovative ways to watch us, some are making it more difficult for the public to monitor what they’re doing.