Re: Anal talk of freedoms

From: Timothy Bates (tim@maccs.mq.edu.au)
Date: Thu Jan 27 2000 - 02:25:55 MST


on 3/17/39 9:45 AM, Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:
>>> Or if you are carrying a pair of kitchen scissors in New South Wales
>>> you can go to jail for 14 years.
>> Surely that's only if you're caught running with them?
> In Los Angeles, you can be jailed for carrying a screwdriver.

Is it a crime by definition, or a crime if it is deemed an offensive weapon?
In many countries carrying an offensive weapon is a crime, and this can be
anything including a piece of rope if you are a tuggie.

In NSW, it is a crime per-se

cheers,
tim



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