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Gun Sales Rise in US as Obama Unveils Control Plans
Offbeat  (tags: guns, laws, politics, sales, USA )

Ray
- 37 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Sales of guns in the US are rising, just as President Barack Obama unveils control measures designed to limit the availability of weapons.
Queen Elizabeth II Owns Every Dolphin in Britain and Doesn't Need a Driving License
Offbeat  (tags: Queen, Queen Elizabeth II, passport, laws, dolphins, sherry, wine, driving, Australian government, swans, sturgeon, UK )

Scooby
- 264 days ago - uk.businessinsider.com
Did you know she is immune from prosecution? That she has her own personal poet, paid in Sherry wine? Or that she holds dominion over British swans and can fire the entire Australian government?
It's Too Easy to Own a Tiger in America, and the Bar Association Wants to Change That
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, pets, laws, USA )

Cher
- 334 days ago - yahoo.com
There are no federal laws regulating the possession of wild animals such as tigers in the U.S.
MPs Reject Backbench Bid to Amend Abortion Laws
Offbeat  (tags: politics, laws, abortion laws, house of commons, UK )

Ray
- 354 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
MPs have defeated a cross-party bid to clarify in law that abortion on the grounds of gender alone is illegal in the UK.
Food Allergy Laws Enforced in Restaurants and Takeaways
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Restaurants, takeaways, health. allergies., Laws, Europe )

Ray
- 427 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Restaurants and takeaways across Europe will be required by law to tell customers if their food contains ingredients known to trigger allergies.
No Link Between Tough Penalties and Drug Use - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Laws, Drugs, Government Report, UK )

Ray
- 471 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There is "no obvious relationship" between tough laws and levels of drug use, a government report has suggested.
EU Review of Environmental Laws Raises Concern
Offbeat  (tags: EU, Laws, MEP'S, environment, wildlife, Review )

Ray
- 502 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Space for wildlife is being squeezed as European farmers battle to remain competitive, MEPs will get the chance this week to grill the nominees for Europe's top environment jobs about their green credentials.
Tiger Selfies Are A Thing? Not Anymore in NY
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, laws, no tiger selfies, conservation, protection )

Simone
- 545 days ago - ecorazzi.com
To all the New Yorkers trying to look cool on the Internet with their "tiger selfies": YOU'RE DONE. Tiger selfies are now banned in New York.
Chicago Police: Gun Laws Blamed for Weekend Killings
Offbeat  (tags: Guns, Laws, USA )

Ray
- 579 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Chicago's police chief has blamed weak gun laws after a string of shootings over the holiday weekend that killed at least nine and injured dozens.
8 Other Laws That Could Be Ignored Now That Christians Get To Pick And Choose
Offbeat  (tags: religion, laws, Christians, Muslims )

Freya
- 592 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The owners of a chain of stores called Hobby Lobby don't like Obamacare. In particular, they really don't like the part that requires insurance companies to cover contraceptives. Normally, people who don't like a law petition the government to change that
4 of the Best Places For Animals
Offbeat  (tags: countries, animals, animal welfare, laws, animal protection, legalisation )

Simone
- 607 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
It is painful for animal lovers to see an animal being mistreated, and different countries have different ways of dealing with animal abuse. Each country has its own set of animal welfare or protection laws that govern how these abusers should be punished
In Georgia, You Can Carry a Gun, But You Need a Prescription for a Vibrator
Offbeat  (tags: women, freedoms, odd, off-beat, laws )

Sarah
- 628 days ago - alternet.org
Imagine needing a prescription to visit Good Vibrations!
Law Change Is Good News for China's Moon Bears
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, laws, China, bears )

Cher
- 658 days ago - animalsasia.org
Animals Asia welcomes the closing of legal loophole in China which should ensure greater protection for wild Asiatic black bears - better known as moon bears.
Truck Stop Tiger Could Be Denied Legal Protections With New Louisiana Bill
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, laws )

Cher
- 661 days ago - aldf.org
The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is calling on the Louisiana state legislature today to defend existing protections for tigers, in light of a bill that could undo every victory made by the organization on Tony the tiger's behalf.
VICTORY! ! ! S.B. 428/H.B. 4393 Passes ! West Virginia Bans Exotic Pets !
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, exotic pets, laws, protection )

Cher
- 667 days ago - bornfreeusa.org
This bill was signed into law by the governor on March 25, 2014.
 

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