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March 16, 2006

Irish Jews lining up to buy armor

And I don't mean Kevlar(R).

David Kopel at the Volokh Conspiracy notes that Ireland, in an effort to repeal outdated laws, has repealed a law from 1181 that barred Jews from possessing armor.

As one commentator jokes, what would be even worse than to violate this law by buying armor would be to pay retail.