Drones are wildly popular on the battlefield. Now they can claim victory elsewhere. The use of drones within U.S. borders—in car chases, to monitor wildfires, or for simple surveillance—is uniting political parties and people more often at odds.
Their concern: the widespread use of drones among civilians represents a deep and dangerous intrusion into American life.
There is much more in Dustin’s article. Do read the whole thing.
As a practical person contemplating impending legal and societal implications of illicit intrusions upon my privacy, my inclination is to go for a 10 or 12 Ga 3.5″ magnum with a 10-15% holdover.
On second thought, if the Government can spend – I guess $700,000 for drones, operators, and a drone base, in every neighborhood to ensure we behave ourselves, instead why not just send me and 9 of my neighbors each a check for $60,000 a year and we will promise to behave?
The problem is that crime is revenue to the State. So, the State being funded by crime, seeks out more crime in ever more ingenious ways – paid for by you, of course.