"These guys represent a clear and present danger to anyone who encounters them, so the order to stay indoors would be prudent. "
Agree, but again were is the legal cornerstone that the cops can stand on?
"Apparently, the police have a lock down order on citizens of the Boston area.
They have been ordered by the police to not go out of their homes. Do not answer your doors, do not go to work. For businesses - do not to open. All mass transit has been shut down. Any cars are being searched "
"Do the police have the legal authority to do this?
This is why we have a 2nd and 4th Amendments.
Has martial law been declared?
... still waiting for that stimulus to kick in ...