Man Argues Corporations are People to Avoid Traffic Ticket

Pretending paperwork is a passenger is part of his plan to start a legal battle.

Man Argues Corporations are People to Avoid Traffic Ticket Photo (cc) by Sir Stig

NBC News has the weird story…

When Jonathan Frieman of San Rafael, Calif., was pulled over for driving alone in the carpool lane, he argued to the officer that, actually, he did have a passenger. He waved his corporation papers at the officer, he told NBCBayArea.com, saying that corporations are people under California law.

But that’s not the crazy part. It’s that he’s been trying to get pulled over in the carpool lane on purpose for 10 years, because he wants corporate personhood to be challenged in court. He should appear before a judge today, according to the article.

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