Skip to comments.Be Careful With That Sword In Your Shorts
Posted on 02/12/2011 12:57:27 PM PST by Sasparilla
When and where is a decorative sword stuffed in your shorts considered a weapon? Never in Saskatchewan anyway. A Canadian Appeals Judge has held that reasonable doubt existed when a man who bought a decorative sword from a friend and stuffed in his shorts to take it home because he didnt have a bag or backpack to put it in. Teran Laplante was charged with carrying a concealed weapon when someone complained to police that he saw him with a black handled sword in a sheath in his shorts. The Appellate Judge held that the decorative sword that the man had in his shorts didnt fit the definition of a weapon in the applicable criminal code. The man was previously found not guilty of the crime, but the prosecutors appealed to this higher court. The Judge said that the prosecutors failed to prove the sword was designed to cause harm.
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Female TSA agent to man:
“So...is that a sword in your shorts, or are you just happy to see me?”
You are guilty of prejudice, why wouldn't a male TSA agent say that?
I know, ew, i just had to say it.
It's truly remarkable what people will call the cops over. What a loser.
It seems Canadians have as much respect for double jeopardy protection as they do for free speech.
“The man was previously found not guilty of the crime, but the prosecutors appealed to this higher court.”
And this doesn’t fall under the category of “double jeopardy” how?
Was he wearing a puffy shirt?
That's what she said.
No such thing as double jeopardy in Canada. That’s one of the reasons we had that little unpleasantness with His Majesty a few years ago.
Be Careful With That Sword In Your Shorts
I wish I had a dollar everytime someone said that to me. Why, I’d be...well - to tell the truth - I’d be flat broke.
things in pants...
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