News from Italy – Another Unusual Law

As much as I love Italy, some of their laws are very different. Today the Supreme Court in Italy, their Court of Cassation, ruled that it is a crime to offend a man by telling him that he has “no balls.”  The case started out as an argument between two men in southern Italy. Click here for the full story.

About Margie Miklas

An award-winning author, Margie Miklas writes medical thrillers and travel memoirs about Italy, a place which has captured her passion for travel. She is also the creator and owner of the travel blog, Margie in Italy, and a contributing writer for an Italian-American newspaper. A retired critical-care nurse, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her three cats. Her favorite place is the beach, and she likes learning new computer skills, when she is not writing. A member of the Florida Writers Association, Margie makes her home in Florida.
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4 Responses to News from Italy – Another Unusual Law

  1. Very unusual! I think we probably have a few weird laws on the books here in the US, too, but maybe not that extreme!!

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  2. There would be many fines issued in Australia if that same law was applied, the term ‘grow a pair’ is quite popular here.

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  3. friendlytm says:

    Hi I have nominated you for the super sweetness blogging award. Please see my post why I nominated you. If you are interested, please pass it on.
    Denise
    http://denisefoodblog.wordpress.com/2012/08/23/pass-the-sweetness-super-sweet-blogging-award

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