Nanny state: WA county bans swimming without life vests
The King County (Seattle, WA) Council, voted 5-4 Monday to require those swimming, floating or boating on rivers to wear a personal flotation device or face an $86 fine. An amendment exempts wading anglers. “This Council sometimes thinks it’s everybody’s mom,” said Councilwoman Kathy Lambert, who voted no. Seattle PI. Hat tip to Underwater Times.