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New Legislation to Restrict Guests in Private Homes
Mad World News ^ | 5/6/2014 | COREY BARROW

Posted on 05/06/2014 8:05:22 PM PDT by Beave Meister

Law makers in Fairfax County, Va., want to limit how many guests you can have in your private home and how frequent they can visit. This sounds like a lawsuit waiting to happen.

The proposed amendment, which was first presented to the Board of Supervisors on Feb. 18, would prohibit any gatherings “exceeding forty-nine people in one day [from occurring] more frequently than three times in any forty day period.” They also want to add more specific language to define “a permissible ‘group assembly’”

The county’s official website claims that there is a good reason behind the proposed amendment. The statement reads:

“Over the last several years, there have been complaints from residents regarding frequent and large gatherings at neighborhood homes. These gatherings can create parking, noise, and other concerns for the neighborhood. Although occasional, large gatherings…are expected and permissible activities at a home, gatherings that occur on a regular basis involving numerous people can detract from the residential nature of a neighborhood.”

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: democrats; fairfaxcounty; liberals; obama; partyguest; righttoassemble; va
These people are the reason Aliens won't talk to us....
1 posted on 05/06/2014 8:05:23 PM PDT by Beave Meister
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To: Beave Meister

What part of freedom of assembly do these sewer rats not understand?


2 posted on 05/06/2014 8:06:42 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Beave Meister

3 posted on 05/06/2014 8:11:27 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Beave Meister
"private home" - is that the home that we pay The King's Rent (property taxes) on?

I can see the King restricting how many guests you can have in your private The King's home and how frequent they can visit.

I mean, it's not like it's actually yours...

4 posted on 05/06/2014 8:12:03 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Beave Meister
exceeding forty-nine people in one day [from occurring] more frequently than three times in any forty day period

Crap. There goes my home swap meet.

5 posted on 05/06/2014 8:12:47 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They’re everywhere! They’re everywhere!

A finger in every pie.

No pie left unfingered.


6 posted on 05/06/2014 8:14:25 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi)
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To: kiryandil

So next we’ll be boarding soldiers in those “extra” rooms?


7 posted on 05/06/2014 8:14:28 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Beave Meister

Preparing for the day when only home churches will preach the gospel.


8 posted on 05/06/2014 8:14:35 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: Luke21
"What part of freedom of assembly do these sewer rats not understand?

Betcha anything this gets justified as a fire or safety issue. I could even see inspectors assessing residential property to establish occupancy limits and require permitting for gatherings.

If I was a blossoming tyrant, that's the approach I'd take.

9 posted on 05/06/2014 8:15:42 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Beave Meister

Next they’ll be saying you can’t roast a goat on your front lawn.


10 posted on 05/06/2014 8:15:52 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

The elitist bloodsuckers that run society see us as piggy banks to be shook, little else. Then they believe anything that annoys them should be outlawed.


11 posted on 05/06/2014 8:18:33 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Jeff Chandler

So then they can’t really complain if we switch to politicians then, right? I mean, it *was* their idea that goats were a no go, so.....


12 posted on 05/06/2014 8:18:47 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Too late for this weeks barbecue.


13 posted on 05/06/2014 8:20:40 PM PDT by theneanderthal
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To: Beave Meister

These democrats are taking away our freedoms one by one with stupid laws they impose on us , a new one every week it seems

and they all copy cat the dumb laws they see other tyrants come up with “ oh so that’s a good way to take more power and control them”


14 posted on 05/06/2014 8:21:56 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Jeff Chandler
I've slaughtered a goat in my front yard. And chickens, and one pig...

No one said a word about it, while I had a knife in my hand, and blood up to both elbows.

Either you own your property, or you don't.

/johnny

15 posted on 05/06/2014 8:23:14 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Beave Meister

Home Churches....

the commies dont like em one bit


16 posted on 05/06/2014 8:23:54 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Yeah, suppose I’m an “undocumented immigrant” safe house and I want to house three or four dozen extended family members, shirt-tail relatives and dollar-a-day boarders ... how fair is that?
And we like a little cockfighting every now and then, like every other day along with goat BBQs.


17 posted on 05/06/2014 8:25:06 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: tumblindice; JRandomFreeper
Yeah, suppose I’m an “undocumented immigrant” safe house and I want to house three or four dozen extended family members, shirt-tail relatives and dollar-a-day boarders ...
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And we like a little cockfighting every now and then, like every other day along with goat BBQs.

Either you own your property, or you don't.

18 posted on 05/06/2014 8:28:22 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: kiryandil

We haven’t changed as much since 1776 as we’ve always thought. The patriots didn’t like that the King said anyone who worked for him could stay anywhere they wanted. Now the King is going to put a limit on it.


19 posted on 05/06/2014 8:29:06 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: cyn

Their is no smoking allowed within the city limits of Calabasas, CA.....they want to ban smoking everywhere eventually, even in your home.


20 posted on 05/06/2014 8:30:06 PM PDT by Beave Meister (Die Hard Cubs Fan.....if it takes forever.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

That’s an argument someone running a meth lab might make too.
Reasonable land use restrictions are a legitimate exercise of local police power, example, home occupations.


21 posted on 05/06/2014 8:32:55 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Your future neighbors, LOL?


22 posted on 05/06/2014 8:33:00 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: tumblindice
Reasonable land use restrictions are a legitimate exercise of local police power, example, home occupations.

Ooo, you gonna get flamed.

23 posted on 05/06/2014 8:33:54 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: Luke21

What part of “public square” do the opponents not understand? Disrespectful, self absorbed narcissistics need some direction or a fine for taking up the neighborhood.

My private home neighborhood is no public square, and the public square is not where a man comes at the end of the day for a little respite. There’s a difference.

Sheesh. Rent a mob and a mob hall, but get out of the evening in the neighborhood full of families.

Now, maybe I will read the article.


24 posted on 05/06/2014 8:33:58 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Jeff Chandler
You can't be a little bit pregnant.

Either you own your property or you don't.

Houston, Texas has historically almost no zoning laws. Lead smelters next to day care centers if that's what happened... and people coped.

They didn't need a law. They didn't need someone with guns to come in and 'make things better'.

Neighbor has daily goat BBQs and you don't like it? Move out where that won't be a problem.

But don't send other men with guns to complain about something you are too cowardly to confront yourself.

/johnny

25 posted on 05/06/2014 8:36:29 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Jeff Chandler
I wouldn't live there. Only an idiot would.

And you didn't provide context for those pictures. Where were they taken? In the US?

/johnny

26 posted on 05/06/2014 8:38:26 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: tumblindice
Reasonable land use restrictions are a legitimate exercise of local police power

And defining 'reasonable' is a legitimate exercise of local political power.

Just say NO! to nanny staters.

/johnny

27 posted on 05/06/2014 8:41:57 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: tumblindice
You are for the government owning an individual’s property

you are a collectivists/socialist

why do you trust government?

without property rights there are no individual rights , no freedom and the person becomes just a slave of the government

The Property Basis Of All Rights

http://www.ourcivilisation.com/cooray/rights/chap8.htm#8.1

28 posted on 05/06/2014 8:42:25 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: cyn

Well down here they are. After all, 40 illegals living in a house is a bit much don’t you think?


29 posted on 05/06/2014 8:52:33 PM PDT by biff (WAS)
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To: RitaOK

funny we survived all our lives and 200 years prior to that without this stupid law , your new government power that you seek to give to government. why do you trust government? government is the enemy and the problem and you seek to empower them. Each new law that government writes just gives government more power and more justification to exist and grow.

You are for the government owning an individual’s property

you are a collectivists/socialist

why do you trust government?

without property rights there are no individual rights , no freedom and the person becomes just a slave of the government

The Property Basis Of All Rights

http://www.ourcivilisation.com/cooray/rights/chap8.htm#8.1

private property is the basis of capitalism and freedom


30 posted on 05/06/2014 8:57:24 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Beave Meister
Big problem with religious freedom, if for instance, a beloved member of the Jewish community were to die, it would not be uncommon for visitors during the period known as "Sitting Sheva," 7 days of grieving, when people visit to comfort the mourners. Generally, the entire family gathers at a single home, and then members of the Jewish community visit the family, each night concluding with evening prayers, dinner, and fellowship.

Sounds like a specific violation of that Jewish tradition.

Mark

31 posted on 05/06/2014 9:22:30 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Beave Meister

Unconstitutional.


32 posted on 05/06/2014 9:24:02 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Beave Meister

I hate HOA’s when it comes what I can WITH my property.

On the flip side, I don’t know how many times neighbors diagonally across the street have had out door parties with recorded music blaring into the wee hours of the nite and loud enough that I can hear with my entire house shut up and me sitting in a room at the back of the house with the TV on and the air conditioner running. At those times I could live with an HOA that said what everyone could do outside ON their property in terms of gatherings. In my situation it is not an HOA area and the local cops refuse to take an interest. Some of my neighbors are just afraid of the folks diagonally across the street from me and just don’t want to rock the boat for fear of their reaction.

An HOA, as bad as they are is NOT an unconstitutional invasion of rights as it is a matter agreed to in the sale and deed agreement; in other words people can chose to live under a set of HOA rules, or not.


33 posted on 05/06/2014 9:38:46 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: JRandomFreeper
"I've slaughtered a goat in my front yard."

As soon as I read that, before I could go any further, I said to myself, "This is a post by JRandomFreeper."

There are a lot of interesting people on FR, so I don't know if I can call you the most interesting, but your posts are certainly right up there!

Sorry for the thread hijack - I'll shut up now. :-)

34 posted on 05/06/2014 9:45:27 PM PDT by free-in-nyc (Freeping from the heart of the occupation)
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To: Beave Meister
These people are the reason Aliens won't talk to us....

LOL! Made me laugh!

And agree!

35 posted on 05/06/2014 10:36:26 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Wuli
An HOA, as bad as they are is NOT an unconstitutional invasion of rights as it is a matter agreed to in the sale and deed agreement; in other words people can chose to live under a set of HOA rules, or not.

The trick is finding an HOA Board that follows it's own rules.

36 posted on 05/06/2014 10:40:01 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Democrat_media

I have nothing against Local Control governance, close enough where you can get your hands on them.

As for disturbing the peace of a residential neighborhood with regularity, lopping on to all the parking and the curb fronts of every house on the entire street, heck “no”. Fine ‘em, or regulate ‘em. Not everyone is taught manners and consideration for others and THEIR property, sooo, that’s why we have town councils and police departments.

Not everything gets to be about “me”. But, I didn’t read the story. Maybe the neighbors loved it, and never complained, I don’t know.


37 posted on 05/07/2014 7:41:41 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: RitaOK
how did we survive for 200 years in this country with out this new law that you support to empower government with ? why don't you answer? how did civilization survive for thousands of years without it. and now you think this new law this "innovation" is some solution. ridiculous.government is the problem. government is more of a problem than any problem real or manufactured there is.

you trust government

it's people like you that empower government and so erode our freedoms , rights and opportunities in the once free market

Government is your God.After you've seen the marvels of the free market , how millions of products are created almost over night all to solve problems by the free market and how government takes a year to approve just the startup of a business. you still think government is the only solution. you think people, individuals, and the free market cannot solve problems only your God government can. you are not a conservative imo

how did we survive for 200 years in this country with out this new law that you support to empower government with ? why don't you answer? how did civilization survive for thousands of years without it. and now you think this new law this "innovation" is some solution. ridiculous.government is the problem. government is more of a problem than any problem real or manufactured there is.

government is evil, unaccountable , corrupt ,inefficient. true or not? yes true. you say oh but local gov is good. LOL. no check out how the local government and your police just arrested a man for just speaking at a school board meeting("violating" a 2 minute rule) http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3153028/posts

38 posted on 05/07/2014 7:57:14 AM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Beave Meister

I have mixed feelings about this, since I have neighbors who have loud parties till the wee hours of the morning, including kids screeching, (yes, the kids are there all night, sometimes they rent one of those big inflatable things for them to jump up and down in,) live bands, deejays, etc. Their favorite night to do this is Sunday night for some reason, when we all have to get up to go to work the next day. Sometimes gatherings in homes really can be inconsiderate to others in the neighborhood.


39 posted on 05/07/2014 8:49:50 AM PDT by Nea Wood (When people get used to preferential treatment, equal treatment seems like discrimination.-Sowell)
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To: Nea Wood
Nobody said life was easy or even fair

man up and take responsibility for living your life the way you want to .

if neighbors bother you so much then move to the outskirts and buy lots, work for it . don't expect your God government to do everything for you. government is the problem and all you do is give these thugs more power by giving them a new power to do what use swat teams to raid parties(wonderful NOT).

we have to turn the USA into a socialist hell hole because you have some perceived problems

lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part

40 posted on 05/07/2014 9:03:28 AM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Democrat_media

There’s no need to get nasty. I never advocated for any of the things you’re talking about.


41 posted on 05/07/2014 9:20:54 AM PDT by Nea Wood (When people get used to preferential treatment, equal treatment seems like discrimination.-Sowell)
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To: Luke21
What part of freedom of assembly do these sewer rats not understand?

Evidently all of it.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

42 posted on 05/07/2014 9:21:13 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: Nea Wood

where why was i “nasty”. put the quote up.

truth is nasty?


43 posted on 05/07/2014 9:23:31 AM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Nea Wood

where why was i “nasty”. put the quote up.

truth is nasty?

LOL.most of those i posted to you are just quotes from some of my motivational heros like Eric thomas that I incorporated into truth


44 posted on 05/07/2014 9:25:07 AM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: biff
"They’re everywhere! They’re everywhere!" refers to #3:


45 posted on 05/07/2014 10:01:00 AM PDT by cyn (Benghazi)
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