[ExI] they're everywhere

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Sun Jan 18 23:09:11 UTC 2009

>Sorry guy, but all of your appeals to emotion really causes me to 
>distrust your message.  Could you explain, again please, why is it 
>that small businesses shouldn't have to meet safety standards?

There is a clear disconnect between the sweeping nature of this law, 
and the narrow range of products that were problematic in 2007. The 
CPSIA applies standards that were put in place in reaction to the 
sale of toys contaminated with lead paint and toxic plastics. Rather 
than focus on these materials, this law places a guilty until proven 
innocent mentality on all children's product producers by imposing 
mandatory testing and certification, and in the process will kill an 
entire industry.

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