State of freedom, 2007
Utah police beat and jail 70-year-old woman for not watering her lawn:
A 70-year-old US woman has been left bruised and bloody after an unexpected clash with police who came to caution her for not watering her lawn. Trouble flared when Utah pensioner Betty Perry, 70, refused to give her name after being upbraided because her garden breached local regulations.I know some of you people don't like your neighbors letting their lawns go, but where I come from, a man's home is his castle. You don't like it, go live in Orange County suburban hell with fascist HOA rules.
She says the officer hit her with handcuffs, cutting her nose, although police insist she slipped and fell