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 April 3, 2010  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Yvonne Wenger reports:

Gov. Mark Sanford has vetoed legislation that would allow law enforcement officers to search criminals on probation and parole without a warrant, an action that Charleston Mayor Joe Riley called “outrageous.”

The House and Senate passed the bill by wide margins, so Riley said he hopes that support will be in place to override the veto. But that can’t happen before the Legislature reconvenes April 13.

Sanford wrote in his veto message that the bill went too far in eroding personal liberty and freedom.

Read more in the Post and Courier.

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