2A - It’s time to control government’s guns, to protect humans . . . and canines.
National Review Online
By Deroy Murdock
February 11, 2013 12:00 A.M
As Washington politicians aim to restrict the Second Amendment, they should look in the mirror. The time to control government’s guns is now. Overarmed federal officials increasingly employ military tactics as a first resort in routine law enforcement. From food-safety cases to mundane financial matters, battle-ready public employees are turning America into the United States of SWAT.
..... snip....These “ninja bureaucrats,” as Hillyer calls them, run rampant. They, and often their local-government counterparts, deploy weapons against harmless, frequently innocent, Americans who typically are accused of non-violent civil or administrative violations.
....An FDA SWAT unit struck Lancaster, Pa.’s Rainbow Acres Farm in April 2010. From there, farmer Dan Allgyer illegally had shipped unpasteurized milk to his customers
....A U.S. Department of Education SWAT force burst into Kenneth Wright’s Stockton, Calif., home in June 2011.
....In August 2011, armed federal Fish and Wildlife agents stormed into the Memphis and Nashville factories of Gibson Guitar, which helps Jackson Browne, B. B. King, and other legends sound amazing.
....Oops. Wrong house!
And Your Little Dog, Too - Deroy Murdock - National Review Online