[ExI] FW: how the hell did this happen?

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Sun Jan 18 08:31:28 UTC 2009

2009/1/18 spike <spike66 at att.net>:

> I know nothing of Australia's legal system, but the way ours works is this.
> The CPS can get the assistance of the police, but this is actually a good
> thing, because cops know what they legally can do and what they can't do.
> All the police can do is take action if you decide to introduce the
> intruders to Mister Twelve Gage.  The police cannot come into your home
> unless they have a warrant for your arrest or a search warrant, or if you do
> something illegal at the scene.  Telling the CPS to politely fuck off is not
> a crime.  Warrants are hard to get under the circumstances usually
> associated with family matters and pet matters.  It is a different story of
> course if you invite the CPS  or the animal nazis from the SPCA into your
> home (always a bad idea).

You're implying that a person is more likely to let CPS or SPCA enter
their home without asking "do I have to?" than they are to let the
police do so, where it seems to me it would be the other way around.

Stathis Papaioannou

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