So wait, what are laws for? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Soc
    • 26.07.10 | 04:17 (IDT)

    Aside from the fact that Israel is not (yet) part of america, your argument rests on the idea that laws are a set of abstract imperatives. If this was the case, then there would be precious little reason to follow them in the first place. However, as might be clear with a liitle more inspection, laws are put in place to protect society. If that isn't a directive to 'protect and serve' then I don't know what is.

    from the article: A sick police force
    First published 01:27 25.07.10 | Last updated 01:27 25.07.10
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