Seeking to curb violence after a spate of deadly summer shootings, Paterson officials are considering an unusual ordinance that would prevent people of all ages from gathering outside in public late at night.

via New Jersey City May Impose Nation’s First Curfew for Adults – Local News | News Articles | National News | US News –

Interesting conundrum.  The government is charged with establishing and keeping law and order for the safety of its citizens while making sure to protect the freedoms of those same citizens.

I can’t say that I oppose the curfew, but I’m not sure that I would support it either.