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    Arizona state senate majority leader hits girlfriend and goes free due to legislative immunity, while she goes to jail for hitting him

    The majority leader, Scott Bundgaard, told Phoenix police officers that he was a state senator, and he cited a provision of the Arizona Constitution that gives lawmakers limited immunity from arrest, the police said. Police Department lawyers were consulted, and they ordered that Mr. Bundgaard be uncuffed and released.
    Aubry Ballard, Mr. Bundgaard’s girlfriend of about eight months, on the other hand, was arrested for domestic violence and spent the night in jail.
    More here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/12/us...nity.html?_r=1

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    So let me see if I have this right.............Not only do Senators have their own health care system, retirement, vote their own pay raises, swindle our tax dollars away, but now they are also exempt from the laws of this land? WOW
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    We have the same law here. They are immune as long as legislature is in session and the crime is not a felony.
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    Crap. He would have been uncuffed at the jail and I'll take my days or whatever.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post
    Crap. He would have been uncuffed at the jail and I'll take my days or whatever.
    I agree, Lew...........in the paper today or yesterday, he know said there was a weapon involved in this altercation!!!!!!
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