When the police question your child

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March 1, 2011
Foundation for Economic Education
by Wendy McElroy  
Posted in Commentary

"'If they had known that their son’s cooperation would be used as evidence against him,' reports Julie Hayden, 'they would have hired a lawyer at the beginning and exercised their right to remain silent.' As it was, after a family in Arvada, Colorado, cooperated fully with the police, their 11-year-old son was arrested and led out of his home in handcuffs for having drawn stick figures, one with a gun, in school earlier that day." (03/01/11)


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