PA Supreme Court: No Search Warrant Needed to Search Cars

In yet another tyranny-supporting ruling from a supreme judiciary of this land, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that police officers do not need a search warrant to search your car in their state.

How they were able to get past the clear language of the Fourth Amendment in this ruling is hard to fathom:

“The prerequisite for a warrantless search of a motor vehicle is probable cause to search,” [Justice Seamus] McCaffery writes in the opinion. “We adopt the federal automobile exception . . . which allows police officers to search a motor vehicle when there is probable cause to do so . . .” . . .

“This case gives the police simpler guidelines to follow and (it) finally and clearly renders our law consistent with established federal law,” [Lancaster County District Attorney Craig] Stedman said.

Oh, I see.

The federal government has already trampled on the Fourth Amendment, so now state governments should trample on it too, so as to render state laws “consistent with established federal law.”

Yeah. What about the supreme federal law: the US Constitution?

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