Skip to comments.New York Lawmaker Moves to Ban Use of Distracting Gadgets While Walking
Posted on 01/25/2011 3:29:33 PM PST by Baladas
New York state Sen. Carl Kruger wants to make his states streets safer.
To do that, he's not proposing a tough new gun law or advocating for broader police search powers.
No, Sen. Kruger sees a greater danger out there.
He hopes to ban the use of mobile phones, iPods and other gadgets by pedestrians in major cities while crossing the street.
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So much for walking and chewing gum at the same time, huh? /s =.=
May I still look in my purse?
There ought to be a law so that the first citizen who finds out some lawmaker wants to pass some idiot law like this can legally tar and feather them publicly.
What an arse! Can I call him mommy? Pathetic. If NY’ers had some nuts they would toss him out - baby with the bath water.
Looks like Sen. Kruger is stealing yer satire ideas!
I guess it’s back to hoisting a ghetto blaster on my shoulder as I amble down the street.
There certainly are a large number of mindless people here in NYC crossing the street while texting or dialing on a cell. I must have saved a dozen or so, mostly women, from being hit by cars over the past several years.
wow. beyond the pale of satire.
What happens to idiots who text while walking.
She’s also up on felony charges for theft.
I’m not agreeing there should be a law against it. They may just have to learn the hard way I guess.
Lemme Guess...this jacka$$ is Dim...
Stupid damned city people, what would they do if they had gators and snakes to contend with?
"The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws". Ayn Rand
...New York is going to collapse in its own budget hole.
Good to know they’re working on stuff that matters. :)
Too bad you couldn’t save New York from stupidity in the polling booth.
“Stupidity cannot be cured with money money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can’t help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime; the sentence is death, there is no appeal, and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.”
Robert Heinlein, “Time Enough For Love”, The Notebooks of Lazarus Long
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