This is the first gem for a new feature of the site, the Nanny State Files. A local Philadelphia government is considering fining people who do not lock their cars. In its current iteration, the police are supposed to do perform random “spot checks” to see if a parked car is locked or open.
Rather than focus on criminals and criminal activity, the city proposes to set its sight on law-abiding citizens who, I might add, if they want to leave their cars wide open, windows and all, have the right to do so.
If city officials have this much time on their hands to come up with illogical laws such as this proposal, I guess they have lowered taxes, cut wasteful spending as much as possible. We should all move there.
Read more about it, here.