Melanie Asmar's feature article aboutZen Magnets
highlighted the Denver company's fight against a government ban of its product -- powerful BB-sized magnets marketed as adult toys that can createserious injuries or worse
if a child swallows them. Readers are split about whether such a prohibition is warranted. Here are the views of a person who's against such a ban.
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
I've seen no argument so far as to why I can't have these at my desk at work, an office without children around. I'm not convinced that the CPSC is in the right on this and I'm not looking forward to the day that I have to smuggle these in from other countries just to get more.
Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.
For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.