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It's Come to This: Hugs Banned at Maryland Schools

Mike2446 Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 5:37 PM
let's here from the left progressive coast.... who only pc nanny state actions are second to... Bloombergs moronic actions in NY.. thank you I choose to live in a ffreer America

Some people say California is the most liberal, progressive state in the country but I beg to differ. Maryland is far worse and its newly implemented ban on hugging and passing out birthday invitations at schools (so people don't get their feelings hurt) has just proved my point.

New rules for visitors to St. Mary’s County public elementary schools ban hugs and homemade food to anyone other than a parent’s own child.

The guidelines, which are now in effect, limit the activities of some volunteers, school officials said, but are needed to ensure a...