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Missouri Helmet Law Stands

July 9, 2009

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Three and a half months after the Missouri Senate voted to repeal that state’s helmet law, Governor Jay Nixon vetoed the bill. Nixon did it just before Independence Day at the end of a week when the only thing that happened, according to most American newscasts, was that Michael Jackson remained dead. Nixon’s veto is […]

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Louisiana Helmet Law Stands

June 10, 2009

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Louisiana politics just killed an attempt to repeal the law that requires adult motorcyclists to wear a helmet. The helmet law changes every couple of years down on the bayou. After he was elected in 1996, Governor Mike Foster persuaded the state legislature to repeal the helmet law. After Kathleen Blanco was elected she persuaded […]

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