WASHINGTON (AP) — Two rights groups have launched an online petition against Metro’s announced plan to conduct random bag searches on the subway system.
Patrick Elder, a co-founder of DC Bill of Rights Coalition, believes the plan is against the 4th Amendment, which bars unreasonable searches.READ MORE: 'Game-Changing' Johnson & Johnson Single-Dose Covid-19 Vaccine Meets Requirements For Emergency Use Authorization, FDA Says
The D.C. group is joined by Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition in starting the petition.READ MORE: Baltimore City Schools To Offer Weekly COVID-19 Testing For Students, Staff
Metro announced the plan last week. A spokeswoman said Monday that no searches have been conducted so far, although they could happen at any time.MORE NEWS: James Dale Reed Found Guilty Of Voter Intimidation After Leaving Letter Threatening President Biden, VP Harris In Maryland Mailbox
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