Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Burton responds to overcriminalization by challenging BOTH parties sacred cows....

"He has shown you, O man, what is good;
And what does the Lord require of you
But to do justly,
To love mercy,
And to walk humbly with your God?"
Micah 6:8

Konni Burton filed a bill today that would prohibit arresting citizens for Class C misdemeanors (unfortunately, except for so-called 'public intoxication'); Grits for Breakfast analyzes the politics perfectly:
This is one of those issues which separates wheat from chaff in both parties: It divides Republicans who really want less government from those who just talk a good game. And it flushes out all the Dems whose fealty to "civil rights" ends at voting rights but somehow never extends to the 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments if the police unions complain.
Read the whole thing here; Charles Blain has more here.

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