Religious Laws – Part 5

“The essence of religion is to testify unto that which the Lord hath revealed and follow that which He hath ordained in His mighty Book.” – Baháʼí Faith In this article, we shall learn about the world’s newest independent global belief system and its ordinances. Baháʼí Faith We have heard…

Religious Laws – Part 4

“Be kind to all creatures, this is the true religion.” –Buddha Welcome back to our ongoing series! Today, we will have a look at the laws of a religion that Siddhartha Gautama founded in the late 6th century. Buddhism Laws Over time, Buddhism, the non-theistic religion, has attracted approximately 7%…

Cannabis Laws Around The World (Part 2)

There are many people around the world for whom the possibility of smoking cannabis has a significant impact on choosing the next travel destination. In fact, for a chronic smoker, it can be unpleasant to go to a place where there’s low-quality weed at exorbitant prices or even being arrested for…

Religious Laws – Part 3

“Religion is an important institution and a nation without religion cannot survive.” –Mustafa Kemal Ataturk In parts 1 and 2, we have discovered Christian and Hindu laws and today we shall look at some of the Islamic rules and regulations. Islam Islam is the second largest religion in the world…

The Laws Surrounding Surrogacy

The recent case of Gammy, a baby with Down’s Syndrome that was born to a surrogate mother in Thailand and supposedly abandoned by her intended Australian parents, has given rise to international outrage and a fair few questions about surrogacy. Such as, what is it and where do people go…

What is Diplomatic Immunity?

If you’re the kind of person who enjoys a good spy novel, or simply have a passing interest in world politics, you’re likely to be familiar with the term “diplomatic immunity”, which refers to a piece of international law that limits the degree to which foreign government and international organization…

Cannabis Laws Around The World (Part 1)

All over the world, the future of cannabis is in constant evolution. Canada is on the verge of legalizing it but hasn’t taken the plunge yet. In the United States, states such as Alaska, Washington, Colorado, and Oregon have leaped recreational use. On the other hand, others are adopting the…

All About Florida Gun Laws

Despite Florida’s known tradition of gun ownership, hunting, sportsmanship, and gun defense, the state’s gun laws are strictly enforced. Yes, the right to bear arms is protected by the state and federal constitutions – firearms laws are strictly enforced. Furthermore, recent school shootings promulgated the enactment of new gun control measures. While…