Odd Utah Laws: Utah Code Title 47 Chapter 01 Brothels

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Prostitution is illegal in Utah, no real argument there… but here’s the way the law reads regarding brothels… the “furniture, fixtures and musical instruments therein .. are declared a nuisance” too… 47-1-1. Declared a nuisance — Abatement.     Whoever shall erect, establish, maintain, use, own or lease any building, structure or place, for the purpose of…

Show me your receipt, or you'll be arrested!

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Can an employee of some store detain you if you don’t show your receipt on your way out? Or if you don’t let them search your bag? In Utah, yes, they can! Can a police officer arrest you for not showing a store employee your receipt or allowing a store employee to search your bag?…

Tell Congress to Read a Bill Before They Can Vote On It

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Make Congress read every word of every bill they create before they vote on it. Urge your Representative and your Senators to sponsor DownsizeDC.org’s “Read the Bills Act” (RTBA). For a summary of what RTBA does To read the RTBA legislation To send your message to Congress in support of RTBA

Syracuse City (Utah) Prohibits Firearms at City City Park during Tax-Funded Event

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Mayor Panucci and City Council members, The Syracuse City (Utah) Newsletter was delivered to my residence today and I read about the city’s annual pumpkin walk with great interest. As you know, the annual Pumpkin Walk is held annually at Centennial Park (behind City Hall). Centennial Park is a public park and the Pumpkin Walk…

Is it Just Paranoia? Why I Carry a Gun

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When people find out that I carry a gun most of the time, they’re often curious.  What would prompt a woman to do something like that? Because it sounds a little odd, many people conclude that an armed woman must live in constant fear. Rather the opposite, actually. The account below was written several years…

Think Different, Think Ron Paul 2008

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Digg Ron Paul? DIGG this! Think Different: Ron Paul 2008 Brief Overview of Congressman Paul’s Record: He has never voted to raise taxes. He has never voted for an unbalanced budget. He has never voted for a federal restriction on gun ownership. He has never voted to raise congressional pay. He has never taken a…

A right unexercised is a right lost

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“… the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed…” That’s what the Second Amendment says. Did you notice where it says you cannot carry a loaded weapon openly in public? No, you didn’t. Why not? It’s not in there. Equally as interesting is that prohibiting you from carrying a…