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Sunday, 6 September 2009

The Constitutional Right to Rocky Road, or Why Snacks are More Important Than God

I don't know what is the matter with me, but stories like this usually light a fire under me, today -- profound depression and a well, whadya expect nowadays? hopelessness.
Three churches have filed a lawsuit against the city of Phoenix, charging that its noise ordinance which prohibits the ringing of their church bells is unconstitutional and suppresses a long American tradition. One pastor was sentenced to jail for violating the ordinance, which allows an exception for ice cream trucks but not for churches.

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