Posted: February 19th, 2012 by Facebook Friend
Mili Note: Read this carefully, folks. You can click through to read the original, but after the fourth paragraph, here, it’s just a lot of legal b.s. The truth is, you don’t have the right to protect yourself or your property from that special class of citizen called “police.” That is because you have “legal remedy” through THEIR court system. How nice of them to leave you with that. You don’t have rights, is what these judges are saying. You just have privileges at their whim.
In a 3-2 decision, Justice Steven David writing for the court said if a police officer wants to enter a home for any reason or no reason at all, a homeowner cannot do anything to block the officer’s entry.
“We believe … a right to resist an unlawful police entry into a home is against public policy and is incompatible with modern Fourth Amendment jurisprudence,” David said. “We also find that allowing resistance unnecessarily escalates the level of violence and therefore the risk of injuries to all parties involved without preventing the arrest.”
David said a person arrested following an unlawful entry by police still can be released on bail and has plenty of opportunities to protest the illegal entry through the court system.