Select Page
Favourites on the web

We don’t need a law against silent prayer

WE ARE all familiar with certain laws in force in the UK which are so absurd we assume someone must be sharing a bad joke.

The Licensing Act 1872 prohibits people from being drunk in a pub. Thankfully, the Nuclear Explosions (Prohibition and Inspections) Act 1998 forbids the detonation of nuclear weapons outside an armed conflict. The keeping of pigs in plain sight in one’s front garden is banned by the Town Police Clauses Act 1847. Most challenging for the police, it remains illegal to suspiciously handle a salmon.

Click here to read the full article