Civil asset forfeiture laws are an assault on the very concept of private property and the legal position that an accused person is innocent until found guilty beyond reasonable doubt.
And one Oklahoma state legislator is doing something about it.
The "Beware" software being tested in Fresno is one small jump away from the "precogs" in the film Minority Report, which profiled people and arrested them before they had actually committed a crime.
The horrors of an Islamic terrorist beheading in the middle of America --- in Moore, Oklahoma --- illustrates the need for an armed citizenry.
As the threats of terrorism and civil unrest loom, high-tech promises of safety can seem appealing. But what price security?