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What additional professions/activities should be licensed?

Asked by RedDeerGuy1 (24582points) 2 weeks ago

Like computer programming?
To reduce the lone wolf hackers that inconvenience everyone now and then?

Feel free to add to the list.

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Caravanfan's avatar

Gun ownership.

elbanditoroso's avatar

Additional to what?

There are lots of things regulated here in Georgia that shouldn’t be. Look at this document to see how absurd it is.

Call_Me_Jay's avatar

Having children

ragingloli's avatar

Anything connected to safety, health, education, or where incompetence could result in substantial material, financial, or bodily damage.

elbanditoroso's avatar

How about clergy (priests, ministers, Imams, rabbis, etc.) ?

They would have to prove the truth of their faith to be licensed.

ragingloli's avatar

I would already be happy if they were met with the full force of anti fraud laws.

ragingloli's avatar

Or having them actually face justice for all the child rape they commit.

YARNLADY's avatar

Dumpster Diving

Blackwater_Park's avatar

These days many professions require a license just so the state can collect licensing fees. Construction trades, engineering, and medical fields should require them. A hair stylist…not so much.

Tropical_Willie's avatar

Alcohol sales and service.

elbanditoroso's avatar

Another occupation to regulate and license:

Prostitutes, call girls, gigolos. The personal sex trade.

Legalize it, make it safe for the customer and the provider, offer quality control.

filmfann's avatar

Babysitting.

That said, I am not interested in the Government having more control over our lives.

SnipSnip's avatar

Husbands. ;)

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

I am wondering how much better my life would have been if I had never had a soft drink?

Why is alcohol restricted to adults and not soft drinks, or energy drinks?

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

Also if one needs a license not just to marry, but also to date
How much pain would be gone?

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