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Keep your powder dry… in Louisiana

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

– Wiccapundit

Of perpetual irritation to leftists is the fact that the right to keep and bear arms is enshrined in the Constitution as a specific right in the Bill of Rights (as opposed to the nebulous “right to abortion” found in the “penumbras” “emanating from the Bill of Rights”).  Nothwithstanding this long-existing right, and the recent Supreme Court decisions reaffirming it, government officials can’t seem to get it through their heads what “the right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed” means.

In Louisiana, apparently it has become common for police officers, particularly in New Orleans, to confiscate a motorist’s firearm when they have been stopped for a traffic violation.  Then, they don’t give it back.   That’s right, they keep it(more…)