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TALLAHASSEE, FL — A woman says that she was arrested and imprisoned after she bought some allergy medicine from a local pharmacy.
HOMETOWN, IL — A family says that while rounding up their loose puppy, a police officer arrived and shot it in the head, in its own yard, in close proximity to a horrified child and the dog’s owner.
LEHIGH COUNTY, PA — A man may never walk again after he was shot in his driveway by a constable who had showed up to his home regarding unpaid parking tickets.
ALASKA-CANADA BORDER — A group of boy scouts on a back-country excursion were detained, searched, and threatened with arrest after one scout took a photograph of a border patrol agent. The Scoutmaster says that one of his scouts had a gun pointed directly at his head during the 4-hour ordeal.
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CHICAGO, IL — When a woman attempted to transfer her chronically-ill son from one hospital to another, she was accused of “medical child abuse” and her 16-year-old son was stripped from her custody, and placed into the hands of the state.
TAMPA, FL — A man was shot to death in his bedroom by a SWAT team that had stormed in uninvited looking for contraband plants. The violence — which netted only trace amounts of illegal vegetation — adds another casualty to the death toll in America’s bloody Drug War.
PORTSMOUTH, VA — A man said that when his back-door rattled in the middle of the night and men dressed in black aimed red laser sights at his chest, he did what he had to do to protect his family. For his act of self-defense he was charged and put on trial.
GLENDORA, CA — Local code enforcers are threatening a married couple with fines and criminal action because their lawn is not green enough.
STATEN ISLAND, NY — A man died following a brutal arrest in which NYPD choked him and slammed his head against the sidewalk. Police suspected him of selling cigarettes without government permission.
OCALA, FL — A city council has voted unanimously to impose a public dress code, enforceable by the police, and punishable by fines and up to 6 months in jail.
CLAIRTON, PA — An evening excursion for ice cream resulted in a teenage girl going to the hospital in a neck-brace, after police found her in public just a few minutes past the government-imposed curfew for minors.
MELBOURNE, FL — A mumbling, elderly dementia patient was kicked to the ground and beaten by an officer who feared that his life might be endangered by the man’s ‘aggressive’ walk. The officer was later found to have tampered with his dash-cam, but remains on the Melbourne Police Department to this day.
LIMA, OH — A pedestrian suffered numerous injuries following a confrontation with police who violently demanded his identity.
BLOOMINGTON, IN — State beverage cops showed up at a retirement community to demand that residents not be served alcoholic beverages, even while on private property that they call home.
NORTH AUGUSTA, SC — A mother has been arrested and thrown in jail on charges of child neglect because her 9-year-old daughter was found playing at a park by herself.
FRANKLIN COUNTY, FL — An inmate was locked in solitary confinement and repeatedly sprayed with mustard-colored gas until he died, an investigation has uncovered. Officials then allegedly covered up the death and claimed it was due to natural causes.
ABILENE, TX — The town of Abilene has instituted a ‘zero tolerance’ crackdown on private property owners whose grass does not meet government-mandated length requirements.