New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand plans to introduce legislation this week to ban drop-side cribs, according to the Associated Press.
“There’s a great urgency here. We have to make sure that no parent is unaware that drop-side cribs could kill their children,” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said in an Associated Press interview. ...
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Comment: Really...there's great urgency here? Why not great urgency concerning the economy or corruption on Wall Street or the endless war in Afghanistan and Iraq?
This is another example of the useless legislation and wasting of our tax dollars in time by another of the nanny-state legislator. Certainly Miss Gillibrand's time could be better spent on the issues that will have a much greater effect on her state and the future of children, like the out of control spending in Congress, which has just pushed the deficit to $1.4 trillion. Now that's an urgent problem!