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COMMENTARY: Mormon ban on alcohol not always absolute - Religion News Service

COMMENTARY: Mormon ban on alcohol not always absolute - Religion News Service | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
(RNS) Early in their history, Mormons who enjoyed the occasional tipple or chaw could get a temple recommend and enjoy all the privileges of a member in good standing.
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Accosted for filming govt. building

Sponsor: http://LRN.FM - Accosted for filming govt. building. Partial transcript of the text/subtitles that appear in the vid (there may be unlisted gaps bet...
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Where to draw the line between protecting kids and the Nanny State? - Buffalo News

(Editor’s Note: This week’s Jane E. Brody column in WNY Refresh focuses on the same issue – though different specifics – on the following story from The Washington Post; read the Post story and watch a related video interview with the Meitivs by...
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The nanny state isn't likely to go away in 2015 - Personal Liberty Digest

The nanny state isn't likely to go away in 2015 - Personal Liberty Digest | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
The highlight reel of 2014's most dispiriting anecdotes of nanny-state failures doesn't offer much hope for a freer, more sensible 2015.
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Nanny State Gone Wild: Police Ticket Man for Driving While Eating a Burger - PJ Media

Nanny State Gone Wild: Police Ticket Man for Driving While Eating a Burger - PJ Media | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
You'd better think twice after leaving that drive-thru window with a juicy cheeseburger, especially if you plan to eat it while you drive home.Madison Turner was enjoying a double quarter-pounder with cheese as he drove along the highway when he...
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Privacy suffers when Internet laws become obscure - The Tennessean

Privacy suffers when Internet laws become obscure - The Tennessean | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
Despite evolution of online privacy laws, too many Americans’ data and data rights aren’t protected.
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Nanny state nonprofits nurture dependence - The Ellsworth American

Nanny state nonprofits nurture dependence - The Ellsworth American | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
Here’s a New Year’s prediction you can take to the bank: The very same liberal ideologues whose policy prescriptions wrecked Maine’s health insurance market over the past several decades will work overtime this year to promote Obamacare as...
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Delta prohibits carry-on breast pump, apologizes later - CNN.com

Delta prohibits carry-on breast pump, apologizes later - CNN.com | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
Nursing mother Lauren Modeen has taken to Twitter to ask why Delta Air Lines forced her to check her breast pump.

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Davao City Bans Selling and Eating of Shrimps

Davao City Bans Selling and Eating of Shrimps | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
DAVAO CITY, Philippines -- To avoid confusion on what the word "hipon" really means, The Davao City Council, led by Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, issued a moratorium declaring the selling and eating of th...
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Sheriff Bans "Cool" Orange Jumpsuits - Vocativ

Sheriff Bans "Cool" Orange Jumpsuits - Vocativ | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
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Sheriff Bans "Cool" Orange Jumpsuits
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The TV series "Orange Is the New Black" has made orange prison jumpsuits trendy. In response, a Michigan sheriff is outfitting inmates in harsh black-and-white stripes.
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The UK Govt will help proof read your emails and txt messages.

The UK Govt will help proof read your emails and txt messages. | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
DRIP Act- data retention and investigatory powers act passed as an emergency bill in Parliament after only two days of debating. (The UK government basically just voted to end privacy for their citizens.
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Ban supersized foods, says health committee chairman - Telegraph

Ban supersized foods, says health committee chairman - Telegraph | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
The Government has a 'duty to intervene' and outlaw supersized portions to protect children from Britain's obesity epidemic, says Dr Sarah Wollaston (In what way is Sarah Wollaston a Conservative?
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Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt Calls for Civilian Drone legislation

Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt Calls for Civilian Drone legislation | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
Eric Schmidt does not need a drone traveling over his residence. (Breaking News: Google's chairman...
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Putin Signs Law With Potential to Censor Facebook and Twitter in Russia

Putin Signs Law With Potential to Censor Facebook and Twitter in Russia | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
Internet companies have two years to comply with the new rules or risk being blocked.
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Putin Bans Transsexuals From Driving

"Fetishism, exhibitionism and voyeurism are also included as "mental disorders" now barring people from driving. The government says it is tightening medical...
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In Joyless Nanny State Called America, Government Prohibits Sledding - Reason (blog)

In Joyless Nanny State Called America, Government Prohibits Sledding - Reason (blog) | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
Don't have too much fun. In fact, don't have any fun. You could hurt yourself! That's the thinking of all too many government entities these days—and
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David Gregory and Why Law Is Only for the Little People - National Review Online (blog)

The well-connected and powerful escape regulation that ensares the less fortunate.
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Sherpa: No-sledding laws are another nanny-state fate - STLtoday.com

Sherpa: No-sledding laws are another nanny-state fate - STLtoday.com | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
Can rules banning tag and hide-and-seek be far behind?
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Silly laws and serious consequences - Michigan Radio

Silly laws and serious consequences - Michigan Radio | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
Did you know that in Michigan it is against the law to try to get people to dance to the Star-Spangled Banner?
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Seattle to Fine Residents for Throwing Food in the Garbage

Seattle to Fine Residents for Throwing Food in the Garbage | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
In an attempt to shame residents of their city, a new Seattle law will levy a fine on homes that do not properly sort food out of their garbage.
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Court bans child being named Nutella

Court bans child being named Nutella | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
A French court stops parents from naming their baby girl Nutella after the hazelnut spread, ruling that it would make her the target of derision.

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Study: Facebook could be more addictive than nicotine - MyFox Chicago

Study: Facebook could be more addictive than nicotine - MyFox Chicago | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
Study: Facebook could be more addictive than nicotine
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Sure, everyone loves to log on to Facebook throughout the day and see those little red notifications. But are you addicted to the social media site?
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The new American nanny state: Are we protecting children or attacking parents? - Wicked Local Norwell

The new American nanny state: Are we protecting children or attacking parents? - Wicked Local Norwell | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
The new American nanny state: Are we protecting children or attacking parents?
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Parents need to be careful with their children these days—not for the safety of the children, but for the well-being of the parent.
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Ecuador Bans Bitcoin, Plans State Cryptocurrency | CoinDesk

Ecuador Bans Bitcoin, Plans State Cryptocurrency | CoinDesk | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it

The National Assembly of Ecuador has created a new digital currency, while banning bitcoin and other decentralized alternatives.



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Wikipedia Bans Edits From Congress for Ten Days - ValueWalk

Wikipedia is taking a ten day break from its exhausting, often times manipulative relationship with Congress by announcing a ten day ban on edits coming from the institution.



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Canadian Fertility Center Bans Mixing Races To Avoid "Creating Rainbow Families"

Canadian Fertility Center Bans Mixing Races To Avoid "Creating Rainbow Families" | Anti _Nanny | Scoop.it
“I’m not sure that we should be creating rainbow families just because some single woman decides that that’s what she wants,” a doctor told the Calgary Herald .
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