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Bearing False Witness

I’ve written before about Religious Freedom Restoration Acts. Dut to all the furor regarding Indiana’s new law, and the way Georgian politicians suddenly backed down from theirs, I thought I’d talk about them again, and also clarify just what the furor is about.

In general, as I’ve written before, RFRAs can have a useful function.

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RFRA Revisited

I’ve written before about the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act and how it might apply to barefooters. Recently, the U. S. Supreme Court ruled on such a case and I think that ruling solidifies just how much religious barefooters are protected.

I’d like to go through the case point by point and relate those points to how a barefooted is protected.

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Business Owners and Barefoot Insurance

A while back I wrote about Business Owners and “Trust”, looking at a lot of negligence lawsuits and discussing a user comment regarding the cost and time of a possible lawsuit from a barefoot injury (while completely ignoring possible lawsuits from all sorts of other footwear injuries).

A small-business owner and friend has pointed out to me that it is the insurance companies who spend the time and money. Here’s what he told me.

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Unauthorized Rest Area Rules

I spent some time last week driving through Illinois and Indiana. One thing I noticed was the difference between their “rules” in their rest areas. Illinois: nanny state. Indiana: live and let live.

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Arlington National Cemetery

I’ve seen some recent discussion about footwear rules at Arlington National Cemetery. A barefooter was there and had one of the Military Police tell him he had to wear shoes.

So, what’s the real scoop?

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Hanlon’s Razor

Some of the reactions to my blog entry about Burien, WA banning bare feet were rather interesting. Some thought that the city council people were terrible authoritarians. Another thought that the town had gone full blown communist.

I’d like to introduce you to Hanlon’s Razor: “Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.”

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Burien, WA Bans Bare Feet

Burien, WA is a suburb of Seattle. In August they passed an ordinance that essentially bans people from any conduct that is “dangerous, unsafe, illegal, or unreasonably disruptive” on all city property, both indoors and outdoors.

And they consider bare feet to be “unreasonably disruptive”.

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