Not Allowed: The Nation’s Most Outrageous Bans

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  • No Selling Pets
  • No Saggy Pants on the Boardwalk
  • No Feeding the Homeless
  • No Lemonade Stands
  • No Light Bulbs
  • No Twerking at Hampton University
  • No Regular Flow Toilets
  • No Collecting Rainwater
  • No Smoking Outdoors
  • No Trash-Filled Cars
  • No Hoodies
  • No Twerking
  • No Easter
  • No Happy Meal Toys
  • No Super-Sized Sugary Drinks

No Feeding the Homeless

Feeding the homeless shows the signs of a good samaritan, but that is not always the case in New York City.  Food donations to homeless shelters were banned in 2012 because the city can’t assess their salt, fat and fiber content.

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