Bill: Less Laws
Votes: This is an ordinary bill. It requires more yes votes than no votes. This bill will not pass any sooner than the deadline.
Voting deadline: September 2165
|Striking rather pointless laws off the books and strengthening the right to free speech at the same time.|
Old value:: Individuals may sue over falsehoods printed on them.
Current: Individuals may sue over falsehoods printed on them.
Proposed: The nation has no laws regarding libel.
Old value:: Individuals may sue over malicious falsehoods spoken about them.
Current: Individuals may sue over malicious falsehoods spoken about them.
Proposed: The nation has no laws regarding slander.
These messages have been posted to debate on this bill:
|Date||03:12:55, January 02, 2006 CET||From||Free Gov||To||Debating the Less Laws|
|Message||how are we supposed to protect the character of our citizens if you remove both the slander and the libel laws.|
|Date||04:02:40, January 02, 2006 CET||From||CNT/AFL||To||Debating the Less Laws|
|Message||It is not the place of the state to protect the character of its citizens.|
|Date||04:03:34, January 02, 2006 CET||From||CNT/AFL||To||Debating the Less Laws|
|Message||Oh, and remember, this law doesn't make it illegal for people to sue about falsehoods printed/said about them, it just doesn't explicitly allow it.|
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