New Jersey's Insane Seatbelt Law…For Your Dog!

Nanny of the Month for July 2012!


Forget the London Olympics, you'll find the fiercest competition stateside, where faces new and old vied for the title of "Nanny of the Month."

Proving it can ruin just about any good idea, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to ban the city's medical marijuana dispensaries, and a North Carolina pol who claims baggy pants are "a part of a culture that breeds drug sales, drug addiction, crime, and murder" is itching to regulate precisely how much sag his constituents may bust (no more than three inches below the waist).

But this month we find the busiest of bodies in the nation's Garden State:

Imagine getting pulled over for a seatbelt violation. Imagine it cost you $1,000 and six months in the clink. Imagine the cause of this was your failure to buckle up your pooch.

Welcome to New Jersey.

About a minute long. "Nanny of the Month" is written and produced by Ted Balaker; opening animation by Meredith Bragg.

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