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  •  Let me try again (5+ / 0-)

    I didn't mean for my question to be an end to the conversation. I am genuinely interested in what you envision.

    Here are some of my thoughts.

    1. Yes, you're right, police WILL attack you if they want to.

    2. But in these cases, it's not always clear that had the police recognized the presence of disability, they would have wanted to. In some cases yes, in some no. So training might help.

    3. But the bigger point is that the police expect instant compliance, even those police who otherwise wouldn't want to attack you. And that's a disaster for our liberty.

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