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Virginia proposal would limit size of gatherings at private homes...more rights at stake...

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posted on May, 5 2014 @ 12:23 PM
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originally posted by: Woodcarver
a reply to: Vasa Croe

Yea. This seems like its getting out of hand. Lets see who can find the author of this zoning ordinance first.


Yep!! We need a photo and name of this loonbag. When these government nuts start trying to tell you how many people you can have at your house then it's time to arrest them. It ain't none of their damn business what I do on my property.




posted on May, 5 2014 @ 12:43 PM
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This looks like a who is Guy Fawkes (reference movie V for Vendetta)

who is John Galt?

1984

all wrapped up into one

This type of "new law" if enacted might even wake up progressives and liberals who like to have parties, gather with friends, or have a home wedding, or even a tupperware party



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 01:56 PM
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a reply to: Vasa Croe
The day people accepted that people cannot build a house on their own property except with special permission by their government, is the day freedom died in America. If you pay annual rent to the local mafia lords (the city government) then you don't fully own your property either... you merely rent it from the government. How is something "yours" when someone can take it away at any time if you stop paying them money? Obviously the best you can say is you are part owner. Its communism. In America today we are witnessing the failure of communism. Capitalism died when FDR became president and socialist security forced its way into people's lives against their will.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 02:15 PM
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We should outlaw gatherings of more than 1 politician as a likely danger to the people's rights.
Ditto for lobbyists.
edit on 5-5-2014 by Asktheanimals because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 02:19 PM
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Since many neighborhoods have their own HOA, wouldn't this be better left to small groups of home owners to make their own rules for their specific neighborhoods? Some neighborhoods do have some problems with frequent, loud parties but many don't.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 02:22 PM
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I've lived next to some obnoxious ass neighbors that make me almost understand the law. Having 20+ cars parked caddywhompus up and down the street (effectively stealing parking spaces of actual residents) horribly obnoxious drunks vomiting, being loud, doing drugs, littering all over the place, playing the music at window rattling levels...

There needs to be a compromise between this complete nonsense and having the neighbors continue destroying your night and property value. Cops show up, quiets down for a bit, starts getting out of control. Cops show back up, same thing. Maybe give noise ordinance laws and the like some teeth to start with.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 02:31 PM
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originally posted by: borntowatch
49 people seems like a lot
I wouldnt be happy if my neighbours had 49 people coming over daily, even weekly.
I live in a residential zone, not a commercial zone.
If a valid personal reason can be established for such a gathering then thats fine, but over 49 people regularly, that sounds commercial.

Maybe the regulations should give valid reasonsn as to purpose


That's 10 cars of people. I could see getting that numbers if you had a garden party or reception in your back yard. might get three or four cars in the driveway, and six parked outside.

The danger is that they start reducing that number from 49 down to 39, or 29, and do the same as they do with the number of rounds an ammunition clip can hold.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 03:42 PM
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I wonder if they will define "gathering" differently in the coming months or years.
IF the economy was to tumble and unemployment gets worse, would this possible "law/ordinance" prevent others from allowing family and friends from being able to stay their?

This would sure complicate matters when it comes to helping potentially homeless.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 04:35 PM
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Especially if they were to selectively target these groups for enforcement action. Seems like they want a war.

Of course, we're all speculating. Maybe some lawmaker lives next to a chronic party animal and is abusing their position.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 05:19 PM
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It's ridiculous that they'd even try this.

That being said, I think it should be left to the police to handle in any given situation. My neighbor is about 30 feet from me, and if they were having 50 people over all the time, it would be a problem. A- it's nice out. I want to keep my windows open without hearing 50 people. B- I have a newborn that sleeps a lot.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 05:21 PM
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I don't get the impression that this is some part of an over-arching plot by TPTB. It appears to be an act of some 'local' governing body putting forth careless legisation. Careless legislation, without thought of consequence, can be as dangerous as purposeful over-reach and suppression.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 06:25 PM
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a reply to: Vasa Croe
I live in Virginia, and this sickens and confuses me.

People in Va generally love any excuse for a get together. The church events alone would put people over the proposed limit - but what about the family reunions, class reunions, birthdays, weddings, bridal showers, etc.?

I do NOT see this spreading to other counties, even if Fairfax does completely lose its collective mind and pass this legislation.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 07:02 PM
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Kind of what I was thinking as well. This would be part of a larger movement to reduce the size of gatherings on a Federal Level at some point.


Since the Snowden leaks, the one thing that I believe is at the root of the NSA's spying is that they are trying to prevent people from their right to assemble.

S



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 07:10 PM
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a reply to: Domo1

What about their freedom though? You're not thinking of their freedom to do whatever they want on their property!!!

/sarcasm



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 07:42 PM
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originally posted by: LockwithnoKey
Nothing unexpected here..thats how all tyrannies work!

Eliminate the ability to gather and organize...the militia!

Thats exactly what its all about. Its an agenda, and until people realise it they will continue to lose what little freedoms they have left.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 07:45 PM
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originally posted by: links234
a reply to: Domo1

What about their freedom though? You're not thinking of their freedom to do whatever they want on their property!!!

/sarcasm


You're right, how horrible of me! People should be allowed to erect giant flame spurting phalluses built out of the cars rusting in their front yards and throw keggers every night while their friends in loud jalopies commandeer residents only available parking all the while listening to trance music that can be heard for miles. Because freedom.

Thank you for making me check myself. I'm glad you added the /sarcasm because my eye started twitching at the first sentence.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 07:47 PM
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Sounds like some sort of personal vendetta "law." Some neighbor probably pissed some other neighbor off.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 07:52 PM
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Fairfax VA Elected Officials

One look at this website and the problem becomes obvious. The opposition to the values that America was founded upon is being perpetrated by Democrats. Democrat has become a label synonymous with tyrant. Damn them all.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 07:56 PM
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originally posted by: Domo1

originally posted by: links234
a reply to: Domo1

What about their freedom though? You're not thinking of their freedom to do whatever they want on their property!!!

/sarcasm


You're right, how horrible of me! People should be allowed to erect giant flame spurting phalluses built out of the cars rusting in their front yards and throw keggers every night while their friends in loud jalopies commandeer residents only available parking all the while listening to trance music that can be heard for miles. Because freedom.

Thank you for making me check myself. I'm glad you added the /sarcasm because my eye started twitching at the first sentence.


There are already noise ordinance laws in place. I don't see how the absence of the right to assembly will help the scenario that you're referring to any more than the presence of the right to assembly coupled with the noise ordinance laws.



posted on May, 5 2014 @ 09:57 PM
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a reply to: smithjustinb

It's not really about noise though. It's a public nuisance when one of your neighbors regularly takes up all the parking on your block.

Have you even bothered considering the other side of the argument or do you just default to 'tyranny'?



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