THUMBS UP 

THUMBS UP

Police chiefs, pawnbrokers, and lobbyists all converged on Nashville last week for the latest installment in an ongoing feud over the constitutionality of thumbprinting people who use pawn shops to fence stolen merch ... er, receive loans on goods. Bob Corney, a lobbyist for the Pawnbrokers Association, was quoted as saying, This [thumbprint law] says that if you are poor and disadvantaged you are somehow suspect. Of course we were of the opinion that the thumbprint law actually said, If you are willing to take 20 bucks for a big-screen TV you are somehow suspect.
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
    • #FreeManuel

      Southern Poverty Law Center steps in for a jailed Memphis journalist.

Blogs

We Saw You

Drew Erwin opens downtown studio. Plus party news.

Music Blog

Keith Sykes Leads Ardent Into a New Era

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

"1,300 Men: Memphis Strike '68" To Screen At Main Library

Politics Beat Blog

Weekend Review: Confederate Statues Loom Over GOP Debates

News Blog

Haslam Signs Bill for Sunday Wine, Liquor Sales

News Blog

GoFundMe for City Draws Dollars, Criticism

Music Blog

MonoNeon Featured in Bandcamp Daily

Hungry Memphis

Parade Kicks Off Hot Wing Festival

ADVERTISEMENT

More by Chris Davis

Readers also liked…

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2018

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation