Administration runs roughshod over Bill of Rights
Letter to the Editor
Last updated 8/20/2020 at 10:02am
Donald Trump and his staff have finally gone beyond a point of no return for me. The occupation of Portland, Oregon by some type of federal police violates several amendments in the Bill of Rights, most noticeably the Fourth Amendment. The violation is “The right of people to be secure in their person” which are the beginning words of this amendment.
People are being detained by federal authorities attired in black with no visible identification on the clothing. The presidential staff claims these persons are border patrol or homeland security. If this is so, why are they not in their u...