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Why might some slates pass laws banning the use of fireworks that are intended for use by consumers?
Communities can still pass laws requiring some workers to live in the same county or a neighboring county.
Human cloning, he believes, is inevitable, and states should, therefore, pass laws regulating cloning to protect the children produced.
If Utah can't pass laws prohibiting Internet gambling, it will have lost a large measure of its ability to define what people in this part of the country consider to be proper conduct.
They would also require countries to pass laws similar to America's Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which bans "circumvention" of technological barriers to copying.
Now, having said that, states ought to be able to have the right to pass laws that enable people to be able to have rights like others.
Sekula-Gibbs of the dermatology department of Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, and the Texas Dermatology Society helped pass laws to regulate tanning parlors in Texas.
A federal advisory committee said in its recently released report that Congress should pass laws to protect Americans' civil liberties when the government sifts through computer records and data files for information about terrorists.
Such concerns have led some countries--such as Sweden--to pass laws separating church and state, in most Anglo-Saxon countries, a strong tradition of tolerance and respect has led to the full acceptance of all kinds of religious practices.
The first part would authorize the Legislature to pass laws determining limits on noneconomic damages for providers of medical or health care.