The law will allow police to detain people pre-emptively and hold them for as long as three days without charges and would give authorities power to compel testimony through so-called investigative hearings at which people are brought before judges to answer questions.Under Paul Martin, the police never used these powers. Under Vic Toews and the Harper Cons, does anybody think they'll be so careful and circumspect? The record so far isn't very reassuring.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The Cons have passed a law that allows police to bully anyone they want to: