Re: [The-9-12-Project-in-Mentor-OH] One of Carey's battles

From: David B.
Sent on: Friday, May 10, 2013 7:57 AM
Carey you may be right in this regard. As a group we have to pick our battles. You should get an attorney if you want to fight this. 
I personally feel our threat emanates from the Federal Government, not state and local governments. That's just my personal opinion. 

---- Carey K Masci <[address removed]> wrote: 
> Friends,
> This is one of the battles I tried fighting.  Unfortunately this one I had to surrender because the OBMV would not respond other than with repeated form letters and license suspension was looming.  I spoke with Rep. Ron Young about this.  I was not at all happy with his response but out of respect for him and his past record I will not go  further with commenting on it.
> Rep. John Becker responded with this:  
> Carey,
> We have had some discussions about this problem. It is on the radar but I’m not sure where it’s going.
> Please contact your state reps and let them know this is a concern.  IF we are trying to restore the Constitution no stone needs to be left unturned.  
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~­~~~~~
> O.B.M.V. or to whom it may
> concern,
> I received a notification
> stating that I was randomly selected to verify that I have coverage
> for my 2001 Daweoo.  This concerns me.
> I do want to comply and
> follow what the notification requests but I want to make sure
> both myself and the OBMV is doing what is constitutionally correct. 
> Please provided clarification as to the reasons you request such
> proof of insurance and by what authority to do so pursuant to the 4th
> Amendment of The Constitution which states:
> The right of the
> people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects,
> against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated,
> and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by
> Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be
> searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
> The
> words that alarm me areThe right of
> the people to be secure in their... papers... against unreasonable
> searches and seizures, shall not be violated ….  
> I
> recently renewed my license plates for both of my vehicles in June
> and I needed to show proof that I had auto insurance.  I also
> understand that any driving infraction a police officer can demand to
> see a drivers license, vehicle registration and proof of insurance
> but the officer has probable cause to do.  To be randomly selected
> seems to be in violation of the 4thamendment.
> I have
> spoken with my state representative about this and will have further
> dialog with him concerning this issue if it is constitutionally
> correct.  
> I
> would like to request information on this matter, the full context of
> O.R.C. [masked] and additional time so all parties can review the
> legality of such law.
> Again
> I want to be in compliance I just want to make sure this is
> constitutionally correct.
> Thank You,
> Carey Masci

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