Politicans loss of focus on what matters to Illinois can be staggering. Insolvency, unemployment, flash mobs but Springfield has time for this,
Having apparently solved all of the other debilitating problems Illinois is facing, Chicago Democrats have now turned their considered attention to making sure dog owners don't let their puppies get behind the wheel of an automobile.This important bill (HB1581) amends the Illinois vehicle code to ban drivers from putting their pooch on their laps as they drive. Presumably the Democrats understand it is the humans that are doing the driving, not the dogs–but we may need to launch a second legislative campaign to clarify that.
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