Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis popularized the phrase “laboratories of democracy”: “(T)o describe how a ‘state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country.’” Cities and towns also experiment with policy novelties – serving as even smaller laboratories. From what we’ve seen, urban localities are doing some really weird, very failed science. No one on the planet respects it less than government. Fighting mightily for the title of dumbest local lab – is South Miami, Florida: “(T)he South Miami City Commission will decide on July 12 when they vote on a ordinance that would require solar photovoltaic systems be installed on all newly constructed homes.For instance, Seattle, Washington doesn’t do math very well. Older homes would also be subjected to this requirement if more than 50 percent of its square footage is renovated.” This would be government dumb – piled on top of government dumb. ) of billions of dollars government has already wasted on the production of solar power (and we here define “power” in the loosest, most meaningless possible way).No US federal vaccination laws exist, but all 50 states have laws requiring children to be vaccinated against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (generally in a DTa P vaccine); polio (an IPV vaccine); and measles and rubella (generally in an MMR vaccine).All 50 states allow medical exemptions, 47 states allow religious exemptions, and 17 states allow philosophical exemptions. Missouri and Nebraska offer philosophical exemptions only for children entering childcare and Head Start facilities.In some states, the reduction may not exceed a fixed percentage of the damages.All 50 states and the District of Columbia have child safety seat laws.Safety belt use can have implications in civil suits — 16 states allow the "safety belt defense," which can reduce damages collected by someone in a crash if the person failed to buckle up.
In other jurisdictions, police must have some other reason to stop a vehicle before citing an occupant for failing to buckle up.While reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, do not rely on this information without first checking with your local school or government. The United States House of Representatives has just passed their version of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and included within it is a provision that will mandate the release of all M1911 handguns currently in US Army inventory to the Civilian Marksmanship Program, for distribution to eligible US civilians. There are political movements to push the federal minimum hourly wage to . He holds a Doctor of Humane Letters from Virginia Union University and Grove City College, Doctor of Laws from Washington and Jefferson College and Doctor Honoris Causa en Ciencias Sociales from Universidad Francisco Marroquin, in Guatemala, where he is also Professor Honorario.