Ban Matches! It’s for the Children

I anxiously await Governor Schwarzenegger’s signature on California’s soon to be passed “Assault Matches Ban

3 Responses to “Ban Matches! It’s for the Children”

  1. Alcibiades McZombie says:

    Smokey the Bear is just like Joe Camel.

    When kids see a cute, anthropomorphic bruin they just have to light matches and improperly start campfires.

    Those grill lighters are the real assault matches. Just pull a trigger and the flame will appear.

  2. JG says:

    I can see it now – only 5 matches to a book, “strike-anywhere” match tips banned, striker strips transferrable with $200 tax stamp, etc.

  3. Sebastian says:

    As far as civilians getting matches, I think that’s OK as long as you get that box capacity down to 5.