Originally Posted by Rubers
It's not a big deal. Regulations are put in place for good reasons.
If by good reasons you mean because some special interest group got to a politician and made a campaign contribution to drive up the cost or need for a product so they will make money providing that item ... or maybe because of some knee jerk reaction to a freak accident that doesn't happen but like once every 2 years ... like a kid got an "owwie because while his father was working on his computer case and turned his back for 5 seconds the kid stuck his finger in a fan that normally was never designed to be exposed to the outside world" ... I agree with you.
Here are some other regulations that were "put in place for good reasons":
It’s illegal to throw bales of hay from a second-story window within the city limits.
It’s illegal to take a lion to the movies.
It is a park rule violation to be in a public park with a sleeveless shirt.
It is a violation of city code to sell chicks or ducklings to a minor within 1 week of the Easter holiday.
It’s unlawful to let a dog pursue a bear or bobcat at any time.
Sunshine is guaranteed to the masses.
Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.Edited by 47 Knucklehead - 2/2/13 at 10:47am