Colorado Challenges Police to Serve and Protect, Not Fine and Collect
Colorado was ahead of the national curve when it legalized sales of recreational marijuana in 2012. Now it is yet again on the verge of being the standard bearer for another set of issues that are dear to the hearts of liberty movement: challenging law enforcement protocol that is more interested in generating revenue through onerous fines for victimless crimes than revenue raising.
The man behind this effort is a Colorado resident, entrepreneur, and political activist. Based in Colorado Springs, Steve Kerbel is a former CEO and Libertarian Party presidential candidate. An activist at heart, Kerbel has never backed down from a fight with a government entity, including a legal fight with his state’s securities office.
“When government unfairly shakes down business and private citizens, the only winner is government,” Kerbel states. “The people lose every time.”
Ahead of the midterm elections, Kerbel is preparing to launch “Stop the Shakedowns”— a campaign which