San Francisco will allow police to deploy robots that kill

“Robots equipped in this manner would only be used in extreme circumstances to save or prevent further loss of innocent lives,” she said.

Horseshit. I have been alive long enough to see the advent of SWAT teams. They said the same thing back then, that they were only to be deployed in extreme situations such as a hostage scenario (we didn’t have mass shootings then). SWAT now accompanies search warrants for fucks sake.

The police have escalated most situations in order to justify turning themselves into mini-militaries that have less oversight and accountability than every single branch of the armed services. Where the fuck do they think this ends? Not in peace, I can tell you that. Civilians will become the insurgents. Of this I have no doubt.

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