Apparently in Florida, internet cafes are popular among the elderly for online gambling. Thus, in surreal Taliban-esque fashion, the state is making them illegal, reports TCPalm.com:
Internet cafes across the state could soon be forced to close their doors. The Florida House on Friday overwhelming approved a ban on the gambling establishments.
The House voted 108-7 in favor of House Bill 155. It now goes over to the Florida Senate, which is considering a similar measure. Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, predicts the bill will be sent to Gov. Rick Scott before the session ends. Those backing the ban called Internet cafes a “cancer” that has spread throughout neighborhoods across the state.
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