5 Blog Posts From the Fourteenth Amendment Tag


How to Fight School Bus Stop Arm Camera Programs in Your City

How to Fight School Bus Stop Arm Camera Programs in Your City

In 2014, Texas NMA Member Ted Levitt had the opportunity to advocate against school bus stop arm cameras and school zone speed cameras in a county adjacent to his. With this written testimony (that he also read at the meeting), he was able to help convince the county commissioners to NOT install the cameras after […]

Silence is No Longer Golden

Silence is No Longer Golden

Editor’s Note: In 2013, long time Texas NMA member Ted Levitt wrote this important warning for motorists next time you encounter police during a traffic stop (or anywhere else for that matter).  NMA E-Newsletter #246: Silence is no Longer Golden By Ted Levitt, NMA Member Several years ago the NMA published an article I wrote […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 27, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 27, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! Damascus, AR is still banned from issuing speeding tickets Fed Report Documents Nationwide Automated Enforcement Decline States Ignore Demand for Photo Enforcement Transparency Friday, August 24, 2018 Feds Renew Push To Seize Pension Of Red-Light Camera Convict The red-light camera bribery scandal that rocked Chicago, Illinois, continues to generate controversy. […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 25, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 25, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Kansas City lawsuit against Predatory Towing– –OH Supremes back Legislative Curb on Speed Cams– –US Supremes to Consider Car Seizure Constitutionality for minor crimes– Friday, June 22, 2018 Kansas City, Missouri Under Fire For Predatory Towing A motorist whose car was wrongly towed in Kansas City, Missouri, is calling for […]

Civil Asset Forfeiture—Why should we care?

Civil Asset Forfeiture—Why should we care?

Originally created to break drug lords, civil asset forfeiture or CAF has now morphed into an anything-goes situation when it comes to law enforcement confiscating cash and property. Make no mistake, CAF is a constitutional rights issue. The Fourth Amendment protects not only a person’s right to privacy but freedom from arbitrary governmental intrusions. The […]