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Saturday, July 9, 2005

Montana Implements Unconstitutional Stop Program

A new program in Montana requires police officers on roving patrol to stop at least one car an hour, regardless of whether the driver did anything wrong.  They don't yet have a name for the program, but should consider calling it "The Totally Unconstitutional Car Stop Program of Montana."  Story.  [Mark Godsey]

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