Saturday, February 21, 2009
The right to be armed affirmed in Wisconsin
Amazing. A man in his own yard, breaking no laws, and the police feel compelled to arrest him at gunpoint.
West Allis Judge Says Man Could Carry Gun...
Associated Press - February 17, 2009
WEST ALLIS, Wis. - A West Allis municipal judge said a resident was within his rights to carry a gun while planting a tree on his property.
Judge Paul Murphy found Brad Krause not guilty Tuesday of disorderly conduct in a case that has drawn the interest of gun rights advocates.
"The reason people are upset about this is it's not about guns. It's about civil liberties. And we obviously have a property issue," Krause said after the hearing. "There was no warrant issued, no exigent circumstances, no permission to enter the property, yet the police stormed in with guns drawn and put my life at risk."
(read the whole story here)