Tag: law

Up in Smoke

An entire nation has banned public smoking! On top of that, selling tobacco is also illegal. Woohoo! 🙂 (Thanks, Evangelical Outpost) The First Nonsmoking Nation If you’re indignant that your boss just shut the smoking room and outraged that you have to leave the bar to light up, take heart. Life could be worse. You …

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Crimethink?

A couple weeks ago I heard about 11 Christians who were arrested while peacefully protesting Outfest in Philadelphia. I waited for a few MSM outlets to report it, but they didn’t. Here are two WorldNetDaily articles about it. I wish I had some less obviously conservative sources. Any suggestions? 11 Christians arrested at homosexual event …

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The Natural Function of Marriage

Natural functions and marriage Over at MarriageDebate.com Maggie Gallagher has been dealing with one of the standard arguments for "gay marriage", that there can't be an essential connection between marriage and procreation because after all 70-year-old women are allowed to marry even though they can't have babies. Miss Gallagher handles the question very well, but …

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Oil For Food Means Investigation for Money

I’m glad some effort is being made to keep the U.N. accountable. Congress May Block UN Budget Over Oil-for-Food Probe More than 100 members of Congress will try to block some United States funding of the United Nations unless U.S. officials are allowed to begin an open and complete investigation into a U.N. humanitarian program …

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What Ever Happened to Fair Use?

This really bugs me. Once I have recorded material in my posession, I should be permitted to do whatever I please with it, provided I don’t violate any copyrights or harm someone (Other reasonable restraints of 1st amendment rights might also apply.). From Public Knowledge: H.R. 4586 The Family Movie Act The provisions were included …

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