How the Security State Makes Us Easy Prey for Criminals

A Saint Louis robbery shows how national security policy at stadiums provides us as easy prey for the lawless. Missouri has concealed carry for those with a permit. But sports are a major activity in St. Louis. Thanks to the security state, the government basically gives criminals a happy hunting ground of unarmed potential victims. Anyone who drives into St. Louis and parks their vehicle to go to a game knows that he or she will have to go through a metal detector. Women aren’t even allowed Read more […]

Oakland Hires Private Security To Deal With Lack Of Police Protection

Copblock.org has posted about a story involving Oakland neighborhoods using “crowdsourcing” to hire private security guards to patrol on weekends. Those who have decided to hire private security rather than relying on police have taken a huge step in the right direction. Unfortunately, the flaw in the plan is that the private security guards are unarmed, as they will not have the tools available to actually protect those in the community from the threat faced – armed robberies. It is reasonable Read more […]