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Murfreesboro Driver License Checkpoint Raises Questions -- Sky Arnold

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Rutherford County, Tenn. A checkpoint video in Rutherford County is going viral after Murfreesboro residents were stopped by Tennessee Highway Patrol Troopers during a "driver's license checkpoint."

The incident, posted by CopBlock.org draws comparison to the viral 4th of July Checkpoint video, also filmed in Rutherford County by Chris Kalbaugh, who refused to provide his license at a DUI checkpoint staffed by Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies.

Murfreesboro residents Adam House and Axl David along with another driver drove through the Driver's License Checkpoint on March 21st and disputed the legality of the need to check identification, invoking the 4th Amendment.

"Our goal is just public awareness and informing citizens that we've crossed that line in freedom," said David

Eventually House showed his license and he and David were able to pass but another driver refused to show his and was arrested.

Nashville attorney David Raybin reviewed the video for Fox 17 News and says the troopers acted appropriately.

Raybin says the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld driver license checkpoints as long as authorities are non-discriminate in the way they're handled.

"It's a privilege to drive it's not an absolute right.  The government can regulate it for our safety," said Raybin.

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