Steve Simonar lost both arms in a boating accident almost 20 years ago. He taught himself to drive a specially modified vehicle using only his feet. But he still can't buckle seat belt. And one Sasktatoon police officer wasn't going to cut him any slack. He gave Simonar a $175 ticket for driving without wearing a seat belt. Prosecutors later dropped that charge after Saskatchewan officials granted Simonar a medical exemption from wearing a seat belt. But Simonar says he still hasn't gotten an apology from the police.
Three of the officers were denied qualified immunity, but accountability is a long way off.
Do we really need the state to step in over an unfortunate tragedy?
Reason has joined a new legal effort seeking to force the government to unseal warrants justifying the FBI's seizure of more than 600 safe deposit boxes.
The agency says it found high viral loads in vaccinated people infected by the coronavirus, but the significance of those results is unclear.
The Provincetown Outbreak Shows Vaccinated People Can Be Infected by the Coronavirus, but the CDC's Director Grossly Exaggerates That Risk
Researchers are still trying to determine what role vaccinated carriers may have played in the Massachusetts cases identified by the CDC.