February 24, 2013
A Texas couple were on a return trip from Ohio when a cop pulled them over and ordered them to remove a bumpersticker. He thought the bumpersticker image of an Ohio buckeye leaf – the state symbol and a term of endearment for the pioneers on the Ohio frontier – was a marijuana leaf. He ordered them to remove the bumpersticker, although there is no law against displaying such an image.
The incident once again underscores how control freak and power tripping cops think they are entitled to tell citizens what they can do. It also reveals that a lot of cops have no clue about the First Amendment and the Constitution they are supposedly sworn to uphold.