by Tim Baldwin, Liberty Defense League
Matt Rosendale (R), candidate for United States House of Representatives, quickly created a public image as a Tea Party conservative when he broadcasted a commercial where he shoots down a “government drone.”
Looking at Rosendale’s state legislative record, however, evidence reveals that Rosendale really does not believe in “shooting drones” through legislation and did nothing to limit the use of drones in criminal prosecutions in Montana.
In 2013, Rosendale sponsored Senate Bill 196 (which was passed and signed into law), and it supposedly qualifies the government’s use of drones in criminal cases. SB 196 simply states as follows: [Read more…]