Self Defense and the State
In Boston, it is nearly impossible to own and carry a firearm, legally. Consequently, the people there have been conditioned to rely on Law Enforcement to protect them from those who would do them harm. During that bombing, in Boston, there were thousands on the streets watching the runners. All of those people believed that someone else should be looking for the evil people wanting to commit murder instead of themselves. Fast forward to the days following when these same people who abdicated their duty under the Second Amendment cheered as the police declared Martial Law, and kicked down their doors.
Predictive Analysis and Automated Suspicion: The New Sheriff’s In Town
Local police want to supplant officer discretion, a flawed model in and of itself, and replace reasonable suspicion with a mechanized software program. YCPD Captain Russel Tschopp said it best, when describing local officers’ reliance on technology, he said “we need computers that think for us”.
YCPD Captain: “We Need Computers That Think for Us”
What You Didn’t Hear About York City’s School Intruder Drill
The following is a letter submitted by Gary Martin to the York LP for publication. The York Daily Record/Sunday News refused to publish Mr. Martin’s account of what happened regarding the York City School District intruder drill. This is certainly not the first time the York Daily Record/Sunday News has censored community outcry.
In the interest of full disclosure and discovery, here’s Mr. Martin’s unedited account of the drill.
York LP Has Been Busy Serving the York Community
As 2013 progresses at a fast pace, the York LP is quietly working behind the scenes to implement libertarian principles in public policy. Here’s a brief sampling of what we currently have on our plates.
Libertarians Hitting the Streets
The York LP is coming to a neighborhood near you. March 13th is the first day minor parties can begin circulating nominating papers; and we’re anxious to get out full force.