THE SUPREME Court of Indiana ruled last week that “a right to resist an unlawful police entry into a home is against public policy and is incompatible with modern Fourth Amendment jurisprudence.” In other words, if police break in your door without a warrant, either let them in or go to jail for resisting and try to prove yourself innocent later.
This ruling overturns common law dating back nearly 800 years, to the English Magna Carta of 1215. It effectively strikes down the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. And with the development of new high-tech surveillance tools, we’re coming very close to the total surveillance state described in 1984, Eagle Eye, and Enemy of the State.
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