Because freedom can't protect itself
This did not happen. Not the way it's described. It's probable that there are very significant facts missing and that the facts reported have been embellished.
I can't be deported because I'm American and live here. My parents lived here.You should be focusing on issues to help Americans not illegals. I don't agree with how she was treated,but I don't think its your job to protect her,work on something that protects me.
Two wrongs don't make a right. If what was stated in this article is true and not biased (I did happen to notice that the writers were using the owner of the dogs as their sole means of reference for the story. Hope they keep using that good journalistic integrity.) the police officers should be reprimanded and placed on probation. Abusing the authority that has been given to anyone is atrocious and unethical. The second situation that needs to be addressed is the woman is in the country illegally, which is a crime. I recall being foolish in my youth and being involved in illegal activity. At times I was stopped in my car for what appeared to be profiling. Of course they would give me some bogus excuse, i.e. speeding when I wasn't doing so or swerving over the center line even though I was driving straight as an arrow, etc. I would swear up and down my rights were violated and that I shouldn’t have been sited or apprehended for what I was doing because of a bogus collar. Fact was, if I hadn't been doing anything illegal I would never have been sited or apprehended during that time. We should expect the people under authority to act within the law or be prosecuted for acting outside of it just as much as we expect the authority delegated by the people to do the same. The fact that this woman was shown in a light that portrayed her as being only the victim shows a lack of respect for the very authority that the writers are expecting these officers to honor. It's absolutely hypocritical. The truth is that both parties are victims and culprits
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