Congress Removes Word 'Lunatic' From Federal Law

It's outdated and offensive, say advocates of the move

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Dec 5, 2012 4:35 PM CST

(Newser) – You can say "lunatic" all you want, but you probably won't have the government's blessing. The word "lunatic" will be stricken from federal law under legislation that passed the House today and is headed to President Obama for his signature. "...   Read full story »

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