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    Brazillian Mayor outlaws death.

    Die at your own risk


    BIRITIBA MIRIM, Brazil (AP) -- There's no more room to bury the dead, they can't be cremated and laws forbid a new cemetery. So the mayor of this Brazilian farm town has proposed a solution: outlaw death.

    Mayor Roberto Pereira da Silva's proposal to the Town Council asks residents to "take good care of your health in order not to die" and warns that "infractors will be held responsible for their acts."

    The bill, which sets no penalty for passing away, is meant to protest a federal law that has barred a new or expanded cemetery in Biritiba Mirim, a town of 28,000 people 45 miles east of Sao Paulo.

    "Of course the bill is laughable, unconstitutional, and will never be approved," said Gilson Soares de Campos, an aide to the mayor. "But can you think of a better marketing strategy?"

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    Why can't they be cremated?

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    LOL I think all towns should do this. : )

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    question is, what is the death penalty?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocky
    question is, what is the death penalty?
    Its being replaced with having to watch Mike Myers in "The Cat in the Hat" 24 hours a day 7 days a week or jumping in the ocean off the plank. Most are taking the ocean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zman
    Its being replaced with having to watch Mike Myers in "The Cat in the Hat" 24 hours a day 7 days a week or jumping in the ocean off the plank. Most are taking the ocean.
    I agree that was one of the biggest disappointments I've ever seen in a children's movie...

    We all stood and left before it was over...

    did I miss anything?



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