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Thread: New Mexico: Court expands police power to take guns from cars

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    Postak New Mexico: Court expands police power to take guns from cars

    Police can remove a gun from a car during a traffic stop to ensure their safety even when they have no specific suspicion that the occupants are dangerous and pose a threat, the state Supreme Court concluded.

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    Contained in the courts answer , "minimal intrusion does not outweigh safety" is in it's self a recognition that the ruling is in violation of constitutional rights in the name of safety.
    It immediately brings to mind a quote by Benjamin Franklin.

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