There is no burden of proof and if your name is put into the database you have no due process and there is no judicial overview. It’s fair to say there is a crucial difference between motorcyclists participating in the democratic process to support motorcycle rights vs.
being painted as criminal operatives engaged in a range of criminal activities only because they ride a motorcycle.
They wear fresh makeup, cute wedges and designer jeans. ” and hustle them out the door off to a magical world full of enchantment and Mommy and Me crafting.
As your group rolls north up the I-5 corridor you take notice of WSP signaling you to pull over. Washington state legislators are set to pass an “anti-gang bill” that includes funds for police anti-gang taskforces, increased penalties for gang-related crimes and increased recruitment penalties. For example here is a video of WSP taking license plate information from motorcyclists who visited the state capital.
The officer states that your biker “clothing” is a dress code affiliation typical of outlaw motorcycle “gangs” and as part of their early gang identification tactics your name, license number/plate is entered into a new gang watch-list database. The bill defines a gang as “an association of three or more individuals who share a symbol or name either formally or informally and who’s members participate in a crime.” Basically a police officer can accuse you of belonging to a gang. And on a day specifically pre-arranged as the annual motorcycle rights lobbying day (see previous posts at: Giving Bikers A Voice and Expect The Unexpected).
” Instead they are the ones rushing in, grabbing their child and saying,“It was you, wasn’t it! There is camaraderie between us based on the basic truth and understanding that,“there but for the grace of God go I.” because maybe it wasn’t our kids this time, but for sure we know next time, it will be.
You never really know what Nasser will come out with, but it is safe to say it will radically depart from what the public have come to expect from most bodybuilding interview subjects: he tells everything, political correctness be dammed.