It is amazing the amount of “crimes” one broken taillight precipitated.
A recent court case in Massachusetts highlights the insanity of statute law, versus common law. That is, relying on laws made by politicians, rather than assessing a claim brought by a victim.
Time, money, and freedom are all poured down the drain in favor of arbitrary statutes.
It started with a guy being pulled over for having a taillight out.
He was arrested for not having a license to drive a car. Already, this is a violation of rights. Why should you be forced to pay for a license in order to travel down public roads?
Licensure does little in the way of public safety. It is a vehicle to collect more money and keep track of citizens.
So society says it is better to kidnap a man and throw him in a cage than to allow people the freedom to travel unmolested. He victimized no one but was victimized by the state.
Next, cops saw a gun muzzle poking out of the pocket in the back seat. Apparently, seeing a bit of a gun is probable cause to search. Are guns illegal? No. Ah but again,
Read More @ http://www.thedailybell.com/news-analysis/how-to-go-from-a-broken-taillight-to-18-months-in-prison/