This makes me so furious, my heart is thumping in my throat.
|Boy Scouts walk to different events at the 2005 National Scout Jamboree. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
I really think these feds need a lesson in the law. It is not fucking illegal to take pictures- you fucking cock suckers (cock sucker, of course, being a term of endearment).
I think an organized protest of iphones snapping away at the border is a good idea.
I understand the temptation. But just because you wear a badge doesn't mean you get to make up the law to suit your druthers.
I can't just threaten arrest to people for wearing crocs or to Peter Jackson for chopping up the Hobbit.
It's because of this type of thing that I don't like to let my kids go on scouting trips that cross the border into Canada.
I feel bad sometimes because they do a lot of awesome events out in the Canadian Rockies and we're only a few miles down from the northern border (they also do a lot of stupid shit too-like hiking grizzly territory without firearms).
|From Gondola, Banff, Alberta, Canada. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
Anyway, article below.
Here is the blurb on this from ReasonContinue here
A group of Boy Scouts from Central Iowa received a lesson they won't forget in federal manners at a border crossing from Canada into Alaska. According to the scoutmaster, a casual snapshot of a Border Patrol agent got the group of about two dozen scouts and volunteers detained, searched—and one of them ultimately held at gunpoint . . .