@jakebeamish the nasty part of this legislation is that the "reasonable grounds" an officer can use to perform stop and search can be the colour of your skin.

And if that happens, you know it'll be justified after-the-fact with excuses like "you're acting suspiciously in a high crime area" or "an anonymous report of an individual fitting your description with a weapon".

What To Do If You See Someone Being Searched By The Police - a good Twitter thread for U.K. people by MediocreDave:
mobile.twitter.com/MediocreDav

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