ny to ban lunches from home ....looks like Chicago is banning them as well.
NY State Says These Kids’ Games Pose ‘Significant Risk Of Injury’
Now we're on a public forum and I think you want me to say that I am for revolution. Lets get this clear, I am but peaceable revolution. I and others are doing our best to raise silver to above 47~ bucks an ounce, forcing J.P. to purchase silver for their share price. If successful the may fail, I know $75 will break their back. Coke may be next, we will see. Showing these people who is really in charge Djinn, Priceless.
So... Raising the price of silver will ... bring back the glory years of the 1940s? Somehow?Now we're on a public forum and I think you want me to say that I am for revolution. Lets get this clear, I am but peaceable revolution. I and others are doing our best to raise silver to above 47~ bucks an ounce, forcing J.P. to purchase silver for their share price. If successful the may fail, I know $75 will break their back. Coke may be next, we will see. Showing these people who is really in charge Djinn, Priceless.
You failed to say "your right, NY is trying to ban lunches from home and outdoor activities". The way I see this, the control freaks are getting upset and they are coming after our children. Do you think they did not know their sexual assault against the 6 year old girl was not being videoed? Of course they knew, they want people to see this abuse.
Another good example.....................
New regulations on classic children's games like tag, kickball and Wiffle Ball at New York day camps are an unnecessary attempt to "legislate fun," the president of the company behind the iconic backyard game told FoxNews.com.
Dave Mullany, president of Wiffle Ball, Inc., based in Shelton, Conn., told FoxNews.com that he was shocked to hear that lawmakers in Albany recently identified the activity as "poses a significant risk of injury" along with other iconic childhood pastimes, like dodgeball.
"It's crazy," Mullany said on Tuesday. "Amid all this talk of us becoming a nation of overweight kids, we really need to promote activity and kids having fun. Should these kids go to summer camp and sit quietly with their hands folded? It's a little disconcerting to see fun being legislated."
Mullany said he expects to receive additional emails on top of the ones already "pouring in" voicing opposition to the new guidelines.
The New York State Department of Health created the list of risky recreational activities in response to a state law passed in 2009. According to the New York Daily News, the law sought to close a loophole that legislators said allowed too many indoor camp programs to operate without oversight.
Under the new regulations, any program that offers two or more organized recreational activities -- with at least one of them on the risky list -- is deemed a summer camp and subject to state regulation.
"People talk about how we're less and less active and that we're concerned about the increasing waistlines, so to kind of limit what kids do for activity and recreation is somewhat ludicrous," Mullany continued
Mullany also noted that Wiffle Ball is the only activity identified by brand name.
"It catches you off-guard when you see something like this, and especially as the only brand name mentioned," he said. "I'm sure I'll be hearing from friends who are parents."
The games are not banned at camps, but they come at a play-at-your-own-risk cost. Camps that want campers to play the games will be required to pay a $200 registration fee and have medical staff on hand. There are roughly 2,300 regulated summer camps in New York that are required to be under permit and be inspected twice a year by the state's Department of Health.
The state claims that this has resulted in markedly low levels of serious incidents. State statistics claim that of more than 640,000 children who attend camps, less than two-tenths of one percent are injured in any manner.
Games/activities on the warning list:
* Capture the Flag
* Crab Soccer
* Flag Tag
* Flag Football
* Ga Ga
* Red Rover
* Steal the Bacon
* Tag (all varieties)
Summer Camp Tag, Wiffle Ball Will Come With a Warning, Thanks to New York Politicians - FoxNews.com
Thats freedom AQ, what the hell!!?? hahahaha
Dodgeball should have been axed a long time ago, since the game provides little or no exercise for those who need it the most. Show me a class of kids playing dodgeball, and I'll show you a bunch of overweight kids knocked out of the game in the first thirty seconds, sitting on their asses.
Last edited by Djinn; 19th April 2011 at 11:37 AM.