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mopaul Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:32 AM
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What outrageous law or laws would you REFUSE to obey?
say for instance a draft. would you just obey? or if your girlfriend had an unwanted pregnancy and bushco's zealots tried to prevent any abortions? would you obey the law, or not?

at what point, and at which outrage would you finally put your foot down and say, 'fuck this'?
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shadowknows69 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:34 AM
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1. Marijuana laws
fuck that. "Up in smoke...that's where my troubles go..."
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mopaul Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:36 AM
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2. i've refused to obey that law for decades now
and jaywalking, NO ONE will stop me from jaywalking except maybe over my dead flattened out body.
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:12 AM
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3. LOL!
That's NOT funny! :D

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shadowknows69 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:55 AM
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17. Aint civil disobedience fun
I like my civil disobedience to be green and sticky.
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joeystoy Donating Member (7 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:37 AM
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4. Laws we should ignore.
Income tax. A violation of my fundamental right to privacy.
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ComerPerro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:01 AM
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8. That's cool. Just don't drive on my roads or send your kids to my schools.
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Bassic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:07 AM
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12. Or take part in any social program whatsoever.
Like it or not income tax has it's reasons for being.
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ComerPerro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:40 AM
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16. Yeah. So I guess the poster will have to stay out of our national parks
and probably shouldn't let themselves or their children apply for student loans.
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ayeshahaqqiqa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 06:39 AM
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5. Any law restricting
my religious liberty or my freedom of speech.
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wli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 07:42 AM
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6. I hate to admit it
But I'm not that brave. I'd obey the law.
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MercutioATC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:00 AM
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7. Don't be too hard on yourself...I do, too.
As a federal employee, I have very little choice.

I expect I'll be that way for the next 10 years, 8 months, and 28 days (when I retire).
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ComerPerro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:02 AM
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9. Wouldn't ask my girlfriend to disobey an anti-abortion law
mainly because I wouldn't be sure she could have it done safely.
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DanCa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:05 AM
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10. I would never ever ever carry a gun.....
But at the same time if you wanted to I wouldnt stand in the way.
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msrbly Donating Member (141 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:06 AM
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11. That silly seatbelt law!
This is a silly law completely written by insurance companies. I should be able to choose if I want to wear it or not and I shouldn't be forced to. What's next? Are they going to make us wear sunscreen when we go outside to prevent skin cancer?
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Liberal_Andy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:56 AM
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18. hope you have no dependents, or lots of insurance
:argh:
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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:09 AM
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13. Criminalization of flag-burning
I've never burnt a US flag in protest. If the (so-called) 'anti-desecration' amendment passes, I'll be buying small flags by the gross and burning them in protest EVERY FUCKING WEEK!
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DanCa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:19 AM
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14. National church
Edited on Wed Jul-20-05 09:19 AM by DanCa
I believe in god but I dont know what I'd do if that freak turns Fristianity into a national cult. .
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shadowknows69 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:56 AM
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19. I got news for you
December 25th. It's already a national cult.
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Tierra_y_Libertad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:20 AM
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15. Burned my draft card in '67. Now I support the draft.
Ironically, I now favor the draft and would encourage disobedience to it if it came back. There's nothing like having to unwillingly hump a ruck and risk your neck to sharpen one's sensibilities about war.

Note: Burning my draft card at a demonstration wasn't all that heroic on my part. I'd already put in my four years of slavery to the state.

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ArkDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:59 AM
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20. The assault and battery laws. There is no good reason to
contain anger. It can be greatly detrimental to one's health.
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