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Texas Public Intoxication Laws Allow Arrests Without Intoxication. Or Even Drinking.

5 years agoNews : The Agitator

Various jurisdictions in Texas have made news over the last several years for sending vice squads into bars and arresting patrons for drinking. Not drinking and driving, mind you. Just drinking. In a bar. In a scary piece for Mother Jones, Adam Weinstein delves into just how ridiculously broad and vague the state’s public intoxication [...]
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Tennessee's 'Guns in Bars' Lawmaker Arrested for Drunk Driving with Gun [Polidicks]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (3 years ago)

Now this is just too easy, but here goes: Curry Todd, a state lawmaker in Tennessee who sponsored a 2009 law allowing people to carry handguns in bars and restaurants provided they don't drink, was arrested last night and "charged w... Read Post

Black Sabbath -- Bassist Geezer Butler Arrested in Bar Brawl

Pop Culture / Celebrity : (2 hours ago)

Ozzy Osbourne's right hand man in Black Sabbath -- bassist Geezer Butler -- got busted for a bar fight, and spent a night in jail.Sources tell us Butler was in a bar at the Furnace Creek Ranch in Death Valley on Tuesday... when the ... Read Post

Marissa Alexander Released From Jail to House Arrest

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (12 hours ago)

Marissa Alexander, the woman was sentenced to 60 years behind bars for firing a warning shot to scare off her abusive husband, has been released from jail to spend the remainder of her two year sentence on house arrest. Read more... Read Post

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