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  1. Well, now, it seems Marvel has proposed a solution to the mystery...
  2. Where did those regulations come from? I went to the dentist last week...waiting room was quite spread out & chairs were cleaned as soon as a person stood up. But aside from temp check, hand sanitizer, & mask (when I wasn't in the chair) everything was as normal. Nothing of what you described happened.
  3. On the Grand Jury thing...yeah, they're useless. As Sol Wachtler, former chief judge of the NY State Court of Appeals, said in 1985, "District attorneys now have so much influence on grand juries that, by & large, they could get them to indict a ham sandwich." As for jury selection, here is a series of videos showing the jury selection process in an open carry trial. The defendant was open carrying a rifle in WA, where open carry is legal, yet ended up being detained at gunpoint & arrested for unlawful handling or display of a weapon. Judge's questions to the jurors, 15min - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8FRBzHHzhA Prosecution's questions, 21min - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5666orF71nc Defense's questions, 23min - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98Uhi36Psmo Jury selected, Judge's brief, 12min - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWKeRSKx5iE Conflict of Interest, Juror dismissed, 6min - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNxsUzRd1J0
  4. It's not like she just went home & got them out their bedroom closet. They were estranged & lived separately. She went to his apartment, searched for them, & took them.
  5. NH keeps trying to get more people aware of jury nullification. Multiple bills have been introduced over the years requiring judges to tell juries about the option. Most recently in 2016, a bill passed the NH House (170-160) that would require judges to say "Even if you find that the state has proved all of the elements of the offense charged beyond a reasonable doubt, you may still find that based upon the facts of this case a guilty verdict will yield an unjust result, and you may find the defendant not guilty." Unfortunately, the Senate Judiciary Committee rejected it (5-0) so never made it to discussion there.
  6. I have tarantulas. They're really easy to care for...keep the water filled, throw in a cricket or two every week or so. Beyond that...they don't need to go for walks, no litterboxes or piles outside, they don't bark/meow. Granted, there's no training of them.
  7. I like my Microsoft Surface...full Win10 machine in tablet form so is more powerful than an iPad or Android tablet, touchscreen/pen/mouse, Surface cover adds keyboard, USB port for phone cables or card reader, mini-DisplayPort so with adapter can hook to TV, more/better editing software.
  8. This is what I was talking about. Texas law requires you to already be under arrest before implied consent takes effect. If you are simply stopped for suspicion you do not have to take the test. Here's the law... https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/TN/htm/TN.724.htm The very first sentence..."Sec. 724.011. CONSENT TO TAKING OF SPECIMEN. (a) If a person is arrested for an offense arising out of acts alleged to have been committed while the person was operating a motor vehicle in a public place, or a watercraft, while intoxicated, or an offense under Section 106.041, Alcoholic Beverage Code, the person is deemed to have consented, subject to this chapter, to submit to the taking of one or more specimens of the person's breath or blood for analysis to determine the alcohol concentration or the presence in the person's body of a controlled substance, drug, dangerous drug, or other substance." So until you're arrested, you can refuse all day long without penalty. Now, I'm not a lawyer but these guys are & they all say you have to already be under arrest before you're required to take a test... https://www.ramosdelcueto.com/understanding-the-implied-consent-law-in-texas/ https://www.wilderdwidefense.com/what-is-the-dwi-implied-consent-law-in-texas/ http://www.barrettcrimelaw.com/Blog/2016/July/Understanding-Implied-Consent-in-Texas.aspx
  9. That's not true, there are two types of tests...preliminary & evidentiary. Preliminary tests are given on the side of the road (FST, handheld Breath-A-Lyzer, etc.), evidentiary tests are given back at the station (either officially calibrated breath test or blood test). SCOTUS has ruled that preliminary tests are unconstitutional as they are a warrentless search & cannot be mandatory as a condition of getting a license. Only an evidentiary breath test after a valid arrest can be required because at that point it becomes a search incident to arrest which doesn't require a warrant. Most state laws have been updated to reflect this. VA law, for example, specifically states, "Any person who has been stopped by a police officer of the Commonwealth, or of any county, city or town, or by any member of a sheriff's department and is suspected by such officer to be guilty of an offense listed in subsection A, shall have the right to refuse to permit his breath to be so analyzed." Now, your state may still have an old, unconstitutional law on the books but unconstitutional laws are unenforceable.
  10. There are restrictions. You currently have to be 21 in order to buy a handgun, 18 to buy a rifle.
  11. Actually, no state can compel warrantless blood draws without exigent circumstances. SCOTUS ruled in June 2016 (Birchfield vs North Dakota) on the specific issue of implied consent laws & warrantless blood draws and decided that, while warrantless breath tests are legal, blood draws always require a warrant reqardless of what the implied consent law says. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/15pdf/14-1468_8n59.pdf
  12. You need a nice, vertical front post to sight on when aiming so that part has to be flat. Plus since it's designed to be worn/drawn from a nice, smooth leather holster there's nothing to catch while drawing & the curve on the front helps guide it back into the holster without catching on the lip.
  13. As of a Supreme Court case in 1976, the FCC is only allowed to monitor for indecent or profane content from 0600-2200 when there is a reasonable risk that children may be in the audience. Since Oliver's show airs at 2300, he only has to worry about his network & advertisers.
  14. That's they key right there...emotional support animals are not service animals. Service animals require training to perform a specific task for their their owners. Emotional support animals simply keep someone company.