Mar 272019
 
 March 27, 2019  Posted by  Youth & Schools

Nicole Fierro reports from Alabama:

Frustration over heightened gun violence is driving councilmembers to propose new actions.

However, Mobile’s public safety director says some ideas on the table put our constitutional rights in jeopardy.

Mobile’s public safety director James Barber says a recent increase in gun violence is a direct result of stolen guns — most being taken from unlocked cars.

Read more on NBC15.  (h/t, FourthAmendment.com)

More searches by police or checkpoints near schools is a poor — and ineffective – substitute for directly addressing the too-ready availability of weapons capable of killing many students. And yes, such searches implicate Fourth Amendment rights, even though students on school grounds have somewhat reduced rights.

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