If only some of our ancestors had to abide by this proposed law. . . .
The bill states that "offenders will be held responsible for their acts." Municipal regulations normally ban anything from smoking in public places to parking in certain zones. But officials in the Brazilian town of Biritiba Mirim, 70km (45 miles) east of Sao Paulo, have gone far beyond that. They plan to prohibit residents from dying because the local cemetery has reached full capacity.
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