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To: fire_eye
Just like busting kids with tiny guns on charm bracelets or asthma inhalers, the government has discovered that it's easier to prosecute honest citizens who do things out in the open than it is to find real criminals. It gives them the stats they need to justify budgets and tell the public they're being productive.
32 posted on 10/19/2003 9:15:02 AM PDT by Spok
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To: Spok
Yeah, that and the fact that real criminals might get violent...
33 posted on 10/19/2003 9:43:25 AM PDT by Mackey
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