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State of the Nanny: What Was Banned in 2008?

From banning cigarette sales in San Francisco and Boston drug stores to ticketing people who are annoying in public by words, motions, or signs (interpret that!) in a Michigan city, nanny state laws cans quickly go from public service to first amendment violations. Check out the video below for a quick, and biased, summary of what was banned in '08.

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True-Song True-Song 8 years
You'll have to pry them off my cold feet. (But I only wear them with pants. And when it's cold. Being warm > looking cute.)
Sarahab145 Sarahab145 8 years
i second the uggs ban! what ugly shoes!
Michelann Michelann 8 years
Jessie, I hate the smell of cigarettes too, but it's not fair to ban the sale of them just because we don't like the smell. I mean, I hate when people wear an obnoxious amount of perfume, but I'm not going to ban the sale of strong perfumes.
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
I would not oppose a ban on the Ugg boots/hoochie skirt combination. And mullets.
organicsugr organicsugr 8 years
I can't imagine thinking my aesthetic opinions were so important that people should have to bend to my will.
puddlesworth puddlesworth 8 years
yeah "fruity booze drinks" are banned here in utah, like mikes hard lemonade, because "it appeals to kids." so stupid.
organicsugr organicsugr 8 years
Wow.
organicsugr organicsugr 8 years
Wow.
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 8 years
Did they really ban cigarette sales in San Francisco?!?!?! That's so cool, I understand that this banning can spin out of control, but my nose thanks whoever did that. They've got to put more limits or enforce more (yeah I'm looking at you as*holes who smoke illegally at bus stops) for smoking in public. It is such a disgusting smell :sick:. Can we ban public smoking like we do public drinking and nudity?
organicsugr organicsugr 8 years
Love it.
organicsugr organicsugr 8 years
Love it.
UnDave35 UnDave35 8 years
"What's next, a real-life fashion police that fines people for ugly outfits?" I hope not. Otherwise, I'll be expecting a lot of tickets.
UnDave35 UnDave35 8 years
"What's next, a real-life fashion police that fines people for ugly outfits?"I hope not. Otherwise, I'll be expecting a lot of tickets.
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
Damn, I have to wait until after work to watch the video :( Ticketing people who are annoying, though? That's hilariously disturbing. What's next, a real-life fashion police that fines people for ugly outfits?
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
Damn, I have to wait until after work to watch the video :(Ticketing people who are annoying, though? That's hilariously disturbing. What's next, a real-life fashion police that fines people for ugly outfits?
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