Source: BBC News
quote: That's not what he said. He said that if he was asked to stop and he refused, THEN police should be called. We simply don't know the facts, though.
quote: If someone walked into your backyard and started having a picnic and you asked them to leave, would you not want the police to show up if they refuse? I ask this of those in the UK because in many parts of the US, refusal to leave someone's home might be life-threatening (that's a good thing, by the way).
quote: Nah. It just shows that people are still willing to go to the mall even though they have to give up their rights to do so. THAT to me is the road that we've gone far down. The mall? Really? No thanks.
quote: I made the comparison between "my back yard" and the Mall already, and it seems pretty obvious that there is a difference between the private property that is my back yard, and the private property that is a Mall, that invites people in to spend their money...
quote: I do think that they have to give a reason to stop people partaking in perfectly innocent and innocuous activities. Maybe you are happy to just do as you are told without question wherever you go, but I'm not.