The Countdown to EDC… And Jail

By spiralmode

The ever-popular Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) music festival is a few weeks away and once again, it will be held in Las Vegas. The event draws hundreds of thousands of attendees each year. It has been held in Las Vegas over the past few years after moving from Los Angeles; the last time it was…

New York: Let That Expectant Mother Drink!

By spiralmode

A pregnant woman is well aware that she should not drink alcohol, but even if she does order something alcoholic at a restaurant or bar, that establishment could refuse her that drink. Clearly, it is all for the good of the woman and her baby, but have you considered that the refusal could be discrimination?…

Different Kinds of Trespassing

By spiralmode

There is a reason for that “Do not enter” sign that is posted on the fence. Whether it is private property, a protected natural habitat, or a hazardous location, you should always obey that sign. Even if the area you are trying to reach consistently has visitors trespassing with little to no interruption from the…

Smoking One Day, Being Denied the Next: CA’s New Smoking Laws

By spiralmode

As teens, we looked forward to turning 16 because it is sweet, 18 because we become adults and can vote and purchase cigarettes, and 21 because we can drink. However, with a new law just about ready to make its rule known, there will be some change here, with one less thing to look forward…