Sobriety checkpoints possibly one step closer in Texas?
Law enforcement will be out in full force patrolling for drunk drivers as we bring in the new year, but if one state lawmaker gets his way next month those same officers will have another tool to cut down on alcohol-related driving deaths.
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#1 Jan 5, 2011
how does a cop have the authority to draw blood from a driver?
#2 Dec 31, 2011
I feel like we should band together to follow cops that are off duty and report them when they are drinking and driving, they do the exact same thing but get away with it...
#3 Jan 1, 2012
The cops don't draw the blood, they take the drunks to the station and a nurse does it. Were you drunk when you wrote this?
#4 Jan 1, 2012
After the blood is drawn the leftovers from the test is kept by the police department and stored in their DNA database along with all your information.
#5 Jan 2, 2012
They don't. We just no longer have the guarantees we once had of the protection of our rights under the 4th and 5th amendments to the US constitution.
Thankfully, the legislature did not approve sobriety check points. These check points violate our right to the presumptiom of innocence, one of our most cherished rights. But we aren't safe yet. Other states have them, and some legislator will continue to push for it until it passes and we revert to a Napoleanonic system where an individual has to prove his innocence, instead of the state having to prove guilt.
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