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New Zealand Government Bans 71 Baby Names

http://www.salon.com

New Zealand's government has banned certain baby names. What is even more shocking are the comments below the article where people applaud New Zealand's actions for "saving" the children from their evil parents. I am willing to bet that most of those illegal naming attempts were actually acts of defiance towards the government; activism via naming your baby something that pisses the government off.

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Created by Erin Jane 50 weeks 1 day ago – Made popular 50 weeks 1 day ago
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Still Pretty Bad...But I am Not Particularly "Worried"

Erin Jane 47 weeks 2 days 21 hours 2 min ago

The situation does not "worry" me, but it is still a gross overreach of the government in New Zealand. Names from Christian religion are also banned such as "Lucifer."

It's not as bad as I thought.

mackler 49 weeks 4 days 7 hours 54 min ago

It seems like you just can't name your kid after a title of nobility, military rank, ordinal, or unpronounceable punctuation.

When they make it illegal to name your kid "Chlorine" or "Konica," then I'll start getting worried.

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