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France To Fine Men On-The-Spot For Cat-Calling

France’s gender equality minister, Marlene Schiappa, on Monday set out plans for new legislation aimed at fighting sexual violence and harassment.

Schiappa, 31, told RTL radio in an interview that the new law, to be voted on next year, would among other things impose on-the-spot fines on people harassing women in the streets or indulging in lecherous behavior in public. 230 more words

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New Laws On 'Sexting', Hate Crimes Take Effect Sunday

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — New laws taking effect in Connecticut will reduce penalties for “sexting” by children, increase sentences for certain hate crimes and impose new fines for calling police or fire departments to false alarms. 269 more words

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New Laws On Sexting, Hate Crimes Take Effect On Sunday

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – New laws taking effect in Connecticut will reduce penalties for “sexting” by children; increase sentences for certain hate crimes and impose new fines for calling police or fire departments to false alarms. 111 more words

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Kenya:Demos or change laws

Actually, anyone looking at the state of our country sees greedy creatures trying to catch that piece of the cake. You might be wondering why I say so, but looking at the video below I see how Kenyan politicians protect their votes at the expense of us citizens. 47 more words

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Texas - License to Carry

In Texas, it is legal to carry a handgun if you follow the requirements set by state law. The good news for handgun owners is in past two sessions the Texas legislature has passed laws that are more friendly to responsible owners. 125 more words

If You Owe Taxes To IRS You Could Lose Your Passport and Your Ability to Fly

If you are like me, your calendar fills up quickly. If those plans include travel, you should be aware of a new law which could affect your future plans. 414 more words

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