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Should "Dwarf-Tossing" Be Legal? GOP Lawmaker Says Yes | Care2 Causes Seriously? This is their idea of creating jobs?

Should "Dwarf-Tossing" Be Legal? GOP Lawmaker Says Yes | Care2 Causes Seriously? This is their idea of creating jobs?

With the current jobless stagnation, it is still a tough economy for the unemployed. A lot of plans have been floated to deal with this crisis, but a Florida Congressman takes the cake for most bizarre and offensive: repealing a decades old ban on “dwarf tossing.” This barroom activity essentially involves inebriated bar patrons throwing dwarfs (any person below the height of 4’10″) as far as they can. This practice has been, understandably, forbidden in the state of Florida since 1989. Florida Republican lawmaker Ritch Workman, though, is introducing a bill to repeal the law, once again making it legal for people to throw dwarfs. This comes on the heels of a recent push by Republican lawmakers across the country to repeal almost any regulations — even those that keep people safe . Workman counters that any law against a practice like throwing other humans onto the ground ...

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