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Ron Paul Criticizes Boston Lockdown: ‘We Had Martial Law Out There,’ ‘It’s Criminal’

Former Texas congressman Ron Paul criticized the wide-scale effort by law enforcement to capture the Tsarnaev brothers following the Boston Marathon bombing. “I mean, we had martial law out there,” Paul said on Fox Business Network’s Cavuto earlier this week. “The federal government is not supposed to be our police force.”

“It’s criminal that people tolerated this so much, that we tolerated this marital law, and total acceptance that they can come into our houses and we cannot even go out of the house,” he added. While he understood that it was a serious crisis, he found the response “very very scary.”

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