brother have ya got a dime?
Employers in Oregon will not be allowed to advertise a job opening if they won’t consider applicants who are unemployed.
…California clergy members will not have to perform same-sex marriages if they object.
…In several states, including Maryland, New Jersey and Delaware, lawmakers made it illegal for employers to either require or request social-media passwords from job applicants or employees.
…in Florida, swamp buggies will not legally be considered motor vehicles.
…In Kentucky, releasing feral or wild hogs into the wild will be prohibited
How nice does this sound?
…four state legislatures — Montana, Nevada, North Dakota and Texas — were out of session in 2012.
Drivers in California can now text and email while they drive if they use voice-operated systems that keep their hands free for driving. [so you can talk to your little automated voice -- and correct her mistakes -- but you can't talk to another human being on your fone]
[Meanwhile] The state will be required to come up with rules to allow the operation of driverless vehicles on roadways. [that's for Google*]
CA: land of consistency.
A law will allow schools to suspend any student who creates a so-called burn page, a social-media profile that impersonates someone in order to bully, intimidate or mock them.
…Two new laws will prevent employers and higher-education officials from asking for applicants’ social-media passwords.
…The law protects breast-feeding women from discrimination by their employers.
…A law by state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, will allow many juveniles sentenced to life without parole the chance to petition for a sentence of 25 years to life.
…The law prohibits landlords from requiring pet owners to declaw or devocalize their pets in order to rent a unit.
…Cities will be barred from considering revenue generation when considering installation of red-light cameras. Such decisions would have to be based upon safety considerations. [hahahahahahaha]
Well, *I* for one feel safer….