If you have ever uttered “there ought to be a law …”, then seeing a dog on a driver’s lap may have been one of those times. I have no patience for people who think this is a good idea and expressed my opinion a time or two on the ridiculousness of such a risky practice. However, no matter how much of a good feeling one gets thinking about promoting a law, there is the far worse law of unintended consequences.
North Carolina Rep. Garland Pierce (D-Scotland) last week proposed a law that could very well add to hundreds of other unenforced laws. These laws create unintended consequences by actively finding ways to increase police encounters raising the likelihood for claims of profiling and corruption.
Learn more from this article posted on NC Capitol Connection