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Matthew_C1314 t1_j07hvey wrote

Reagan had legal authority, because they were federal employees. That was a clause in their contract. Also, there was an alternative. You can't deploy the military to police cities, it's actually a law called "Posse Comitatus Act".


dynex811 t1_j08yjwe wrote

So just declare martial law, deploy soldiers and then everything is fixed! Wait...