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Moral of The Story: When You Always Put Your Own Interests First, It Can Work Against Your Interests

Oh my. Sometimes commenting on the libertarian mindset is just gilding the lily: A 55-year-old biker protesting New York State’s law requiring helmet use died at a hospital Saturday after striking his head in an accident. The Associated Press reports that Phillip A. Contos of Parish, N.Y., was riding with others through the town of Onondaga on Saturday afternoon without head protection, to protest the state’s requirement that bikers wear helmets.
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Anti-helmet protest biker dies after crash

Odd : news:lite (3 years ago)

A biker who was taking part in a protest ride against mandatory helmet laws has died… after crashing and hitting his head on the pavement.Philip Contos had been riding in a New York anti-helmet rally when the accident happened and..... Read Post

New York Man Rides in Protest of Helmet Law and Dies After Crashing Motorcycle Without Helmet

News : Jonathan Turley (3 years ago)

This week, Philip Contos, 55, joined a group of motorcyclists to protest New York’s helmet law by riding bareheaded. He became a symbol of a different kind when he crashed and died after hitting his head on the roadway. The accident... Read Post

Another straw on the camel's back: Moral Monday appeal successful

US Politics / Liberal : BlueNC (21 hours ago)

The first Moral Monday arrest case to make it to Superior Court has resulted in the trumped-up charges being dismissed. A Wake County Superior Court judge has dismissed a trespassing case against a protester arrested at the N.C. Leg... Read Post


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