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Bans on Texting While Driving Actually Increases Crash Rate

http://www.clevelandleader.com

Laws that ban the practice of texting while driving are designed to keep drivers' attention on the road and avoid accidents, but new research published Tuesday by the Highway Loss Data Institute suggest otherwise.

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Created by econ_r6 3 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 29 weeks ago
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Bring-Your-Gun-to-Work Day

http://www.wmur.com

There's at least ONE place in New Hampshire that believes in a strict interpretation of constitutional rights. If you're a town employee in Nottingham, you can now bring your gun to work. Nottingham town selectmen voted on the new policy last week....town leaders said it's a matter of constitutional rights.

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Created by prefect 3 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 41 weeks ago
Category: Firearms, Guns and Weapons   Tags:
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Prosecutor breaks law, uses ignorance as excuse

http://www.jconline.com

Newton County Prosecutor J. Edward Barce admitted Friday that he submitted paperwork that rendered his Indiana law license inactive after closing a Kentland-based civil practice in 2005 to instead open a restaurant.

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Created by rancemuhamitz 4 years 1 week ago – Made popular 4 years 1 week ago
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40,697 New "laws" in 2009.

http://www.cnn.com

Legislatures in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico met in 2009, leading to the enactment of 40,697 laws.

Good luck reducing the state, minarchists. :P

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Lansing passes smoking ban, residents continue to exit Michigan

http://www.withoutadjectives.com

As the legislative year ended in Michigan, the new reported that "Gov. Jennifer Granholm has gone to a Lansing brew pub to sign a law banning smoking."

Michigan lost 89,844 residents from 2005 to 2008, according to a new MSU report released today. … MSU Land Policy Institute Director Soji Adelaja said the decline was largely attributable to people who moved to other states seeking job opportunities and "better quality of life." I would say that "better quality of life" is a place where the ruling class doesn't think that passing more laws will make people want to live there.

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Created by loungedaddy 4 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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