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New York Mayor Tiptoes Towards Alcohol Prohibition

http://m.nypost.com

Not content with driving cigarette sales out-of-state with high taxes, New York Michael Bloomberg has begun a "partnership" aimed at “reducing alcohol retail outlet density" and "reduc[ing] the exposure to alcohol products and bar advertising and promotion in retail." Hey, it worked in the 1920s, right?

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New Zealand Rejects Names it Doesn't Like for Newborns

http://www.news.com.au

The New Zealand department which registers births, recently released a list of disallowed names from the past decade. While no names are banned outright, they can't be more than 100 characters long, use an unearned title or be offensive to the general public. They also have to be actual words, not numbers or symbols. Some of the rejected names: Justice, Princess, King, Bishop, Lucifer, Messiah, Christ, Mafia No Fear, Anal, V8, and the symbol *. Somehow, Violence, Chardonnay and Number 16 Bus Shelter did get by the registry.

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Three Calif parents ARE arrested for truant children

http://www.sbsun.com

Three parents were arrested last week because their children had been truant too many times, officials said Wednesday. The consequences for parents arrested for their child's truancy include up to one year in county jail and/or a $2,000 fine for each child not in compliance. "Sometimes we have to reinforce the idea that it is a crime to not send your child to school," said Chief Deputy DA Karen Bell. "We don't want to take that route, but some parents force our hand and give us no other choice but to file criminal charges."

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12-Year-Old Arrested For Not Wearing Helmet at Memphis Skatepark

http://www.abc24.com

"Currently, Memphis doesn't have a law requiring helmets at the park. An MPD spokesperson declined to comment on the officer's actions, but did tell abc24.com Faulhaber was arrested for criminal trespassing." Hmmm... trespassing at a public park.

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McDonald’s Outsmarts SF Toy Ban by Charging 10 Cents for Toy

http://reason.com

The San Francisco ban on providing free toys to entice children to eat unhealthy foods goes into effect Thursday, but McDonald’s plans to comply with the law by charging 10 cents a toy for their Happy Meals and donating the money to the nonprofit Ronald McDonald House.

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1927 Supreme Court decision upholds eugenics

http://en.wikipedia.org

In the linked subsection, it's mentioned that this ruling legitimized eugenics laws requiring compulsory sterilization at the state's whim in Virginia until 1974.

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Victims speak out about North Carolina sterilization program

http://rockcenter.msnbc.msn.com

Elaine Riddick was 13 years old when she got pregnant after being raped by a neighbor in Winfall, N.C., in 1967. The state ordered that immediately after giving birth, she should be sterilized. Doctors cut and tied off her fallopian tubes.

“I have to carry these scars with me. I have to live with this for the rest of my life,” she said.

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It is now illegal to be a weirdo...

http://news.yahoo.com

Man told by police that his bunny-suit wearing habits will not be tolerated in his community...

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UK wishes to put 20,000 camera's into private homes

http://www.express.co.uk

The Children’s Secretary set out £400million plans to put 20,000 problem families under 24-hour CCTV super-vision in their own homes.

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Police Shuts Down Children's Lemonade Stand‬‏ again!

http://www.youtube.com

YET ANOTHER LEMONADE STAND SHUT DOWN BY THE NAZI PIGS. DON'T THESE FOOLS HAVE ANY REAL CRIMINALS TO ARREST? IS THIS COUNTRY SO FREE OF CRIME THAT THEY NEED TO HARASS OUR CHILDREN NOW? DISGUSTING. I'm sorry for the caps but I am yelling. I'm just sick of this crap!

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