London Metropolitan University - Hawaii BO

October 1, 2009

A professor has leapt to the defence of smelly people everywhere. Robert McKeever, head of London Metropolitan University's department of law, governance and international relations, was reacting to a bizarre proposal in Honolulu, Hawaii, that would make it illegal to have "odours that unreasonably disturb others or interfere with their use of the transit system". If the plan were enacted, civil rights lawyers would have used the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution to support the rights of people who smell, Professor McKeever warned.

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