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[]go1dfish -0 points

This might have been more appropriate for t/history but I like it as a great example of the unintended consequences of government interventions.

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so is your mom

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you're a gayer. That doesn't even make sense you faggot.

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Intentionally or not, the Raines Law left wiggle room for the rich.

Of course the usual rules for thee but not for me.

For Raines and the law’s other architects, this was the most alarming unintended consequence: their efforts to make New Yorkers virtuous had caused a spike in casual sex and prostitution.

It's really weird how that works: push for tighter rules and people become more liberal in their behavior, push for laxer rules and they become more conservative.