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French Minister: Anti-Burkini Law Would Be ‘Unconstitutional’

(AFP) Paris – t would be “unconstitutional” for France to pass a law banning the burkini, and such a move could cause irreparable harm, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned in an interview published online late Sunday. Speaking to French daily

Models clad in burqini swimsuits pose for photos with Australian-Lebanese designer Aheda Zanetti (C) in western Sydney on August 19, 2016. The light-weight, quick-drying two-piece swimsuit which covers the body and hair has been banned from French beaches by several mayors in recent weeks following deadly attacks linked to Islamic …

CA Coastal Commission Killing SeaWorld San Diego

California’s Coastal Commission bowed to left-wing animal rights activists with approval of an amendment stripping SeaWorld of the ability to breed killer whales as a condition of building a massive new $100 million habitat expansion for the orcas living there now.

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CA Legislature to Vote to Ban Microbeads

Scores of cosmetic, shampoo, toothpaste and personal care products containing microbeads will be forced to find new exfoliating ingredients should California State Assemblyman Richard Bloom’s (D-Santa Monica) reprised bill to ban microbeads pass the state legislature and become law. An

Microbeads (Associated Press)

Otto the Orange Squeezed out of ACC Tournament

Syracuse University, as part of its self-imposed postseason prohibition, banned Otto the Orange from the Atlantic Coast Conference’s annual mascot basketball game on Thursday. Of the ACC’s 15 team mascots, Otto was the only one absent during halftime of the

Otto the Orange

California Wants Foie Gras to Be Illegal Again

That was quick.

California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Wednesday that the state would appeal a federal judge’s decision to overturn the statewide ban on foie gras, a delicacy made from the enlarged livers of ducks and geese.

Foie Gras (AP)

Judge Furious with CA Supreme Court Ban on Judges in Boy Scouts

The California Supreme Court, interfering in the affairs of the Boy Scouts, decided on Friday to bar judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts because of the organization’s “invidious” discrimination against gays, triggering an angry outburst from one judge and like-minded opposition from others.

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