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Family’s Home Raided over Facebook Photo of Child’s Rifle

rscales Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 1:37 PM
Remember these words: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
Richard31 Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 11:01 PM
And these:

"In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right … to be confronted with the witnesses against him."

Which is not afforded when the accuser is allowed to be anonymous.
Luscious Lars Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 4:05 PM
But that amendment is getting outdated now. It was just the words of some old, slave owning, white men. You can't take their writings seriously in today's enlightened world. The people should be secure in areas where the government says they are secure. In any other place, the government must be able to investigate and search to make sure no laws are being broken. For we have many laws, and odds are that someone, somewhere, somehow, is breaking at least one law if not multiple laws. We can't let that go on or anarchy and gun ownership will prevail.
Ms Kelly Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 4:54 PM
You should team up with Loyal Democrat.

Btw, in case you did not know, LD is our resident satirist and has been part of Town Hall for many years.

New Jersey police and Dept. of Children and Families officials raided the home of a firearms instructor and demanded to see his guns after he posted a Facebook photo of his 11-year-old son holding a rifle.

“Someone called family services about the photo,” said Evan Nappen, an attorney representing Shawn Moore. “It led to an incredible, heavy-handed raid on his house. They wanted to see his gun safe, his guns and search his house. They even threatened to take his kids.”

Moore was not arrested or charged.

A Dept. of Children and Families spokesperson told me they could not confirm or...