Today in Nanny-Statism

Matthew Hoy
By Matthew Hoy on January 25, 2018

Today in Nanny-Statism: California Assemblyman Ian Calderon wants to bring the full force of the government down on restaurant waitstaff who drop that handful of straws on your table as they deliver your beverages.

Assembly Bill 1884 would make it a misdemeanor, punishable by up to $1,000 and six months in county jail, if a waiter or waitress gives you a straw without you first having asked for it.

Reason magazine has more on the background for this proposed law, based upon research done by an 11-year-old boy five years ago.

For a Democratic Party that insists it's about making life better for the little guy, this might seem like something out of character, except when you realize there is a hierarchy of concerns. The negative effect on the environment outweighs what might happen should a minimum-wage waitress face a $1,000 fine and six months in county jail.

If you wish to contact busybody Calderon and tell him exactly where he can insert a handful of straws, you can do so here.

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When the Supreme Court ends “may-issue” carry, the anti-rights authoritarians, statists, and corporate press political operatives will weep and gnash their teeth. It will be a truly great day. And then we’ll keep winning.

The City of San Jose filed a new motion in our case against them and it seems those hoes mad!

They seem to think our rights are up for negotiation.

Maybe we should repeat ourselves?

Fuck you, No!

http://FPCLaw.org for more on the case and how you can help!

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