JBS Says: Support Your Local Police and Keep Them Independent
More than 16,000 SYLP packets mailed to every chief of police, sheriff, state patrol
APPLETON, WIS. – April 24, 2012 – Last week, The John Birch Society sent out more than 16,000 informational packets to every police chief, sheriff and state patrol headquarters in the U.S. As part of its “Support Your Local Police and Keep Them Independent (SYLP)” action project, JBS seeks to create understanding about the benefits to both the police and the communities they serve by keeping police locally accountable.
In a surprise move the White House issued a statement on Wednesday threatening to veto CISPA (Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act) because of privacy concerns. Parts of the statement sounded as if they had been drafted by Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul:
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