Drone Use On American Soil: Setting a Dangerous Precedent?

New polls show Americans don’t support the U.S. government using drones to attack U.S. citizen “terrorists” in other counties, as outlined in the “white paper” uncovered by NBC.

(See article here: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/02/07/poll-americans-back-drone-attacks-but-not-on-u-s-citizens-abroad/)

Now the government is looking to use drones to target fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner. I understand Dorner is reportedly heavily armed and a threat (more specifically, to police officers and their families), but it’s possible that the use of drones in this case could set a dangerous precedent.

(See article here: http://gizmodo.com/5983175/report-ex+cop-christopher-dorner-is-now-a-target-for-drones)