Conn. gun seizures
A report on a CT (corrected) law that allows officials to get a warrant, and seize firearms, on the belief that a person *might* misuse them in the future. Something over 1,700 guns have been taken under its provisions.
Quite apart from the obvious 2A violations, it seems to me there's a 4th Amendment issue as well. Warrants are supposed to be issued based on probable cause, i.e., basis to suspect a crime has been committed, and that evidence of it will be found. These are being issued where no crime has been committed at all.
Ahhhhh . . . A Fifth Amendment issue as well!
Posted by: Don Hamrick at August 5, 2008 12:00 PM
Typo? Connecticut is CT, not CN. (I was guessing it was about a Canadian law at first.)
Posted by: BlackX at August 5, 2008 12:38 PM
Interesting to find the ACLU on the right side this time...
Posted by: Melancton Smith at August 5, 2008 12:56 PM