The Russian Parliament is drafting a law that will make emo and goth music illegal. One of the draft's authors, Igor Ponkin, called emo a "social danger" that increases the likelihood of teen suicide. The bill itself is believed to be a reaction to the suicide of British teenager Amanda Bond. The bill will become Russian law by the end of the year.Note to Russia: if you really want to turn a fashion statement into a dangerous subculture, make it illegal. If you think passing this law is...Read Full Story
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