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OVI checkpoints violate the right of movement

June 10, 2013
The Marietta Times

Oh, how we love our government. Friday evening (May 17) was host to an "OVI Checkpoint Ahead, Be Prepared To Stop," on Pike Street in front of the Century 21 building. According to Lt. Carlos Smith of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Marietta Post, that "From our perspective these checkpoints are more of an educational tool for the public." I'm sorry, but I don't need an "education" from my public servants, especially when it involves degrading or violating rights in the name of the "greater good." Excuse my bluntness. Read on.

 
 
 

 

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