When was the last time I could say that "I Agree with the ACLU"?
I am sure it was a long time ago, if ever, but I agree this time
"This [ordinance] is patently un-American," said Howard Bass, one of the attorneys working for the American Civil Liberties Union of MinnesotaWho would have thunk it?
Insty links this and suggests:
Require that revenues from these cameras go into the state general fund, instead of city coffers. Then see how many cities adopt them as a pure safety measure, with no revenue angle.While I agree in general, I would go further and suggest that the revenues go to charity. If they go to the state general fund, the state will start installing these darn cameras in every city in Minnesota.