10 Shocking Bans Implemented By Governments

Gaming Consoles

China, one of the largest makers of electronics and gaming consoles, decided to ban gaming consoles because they believe that it has a negative affect on children. The purchase of non-console games however are allowed, and children there thoroughly exploit this loophole.

New Baby Names

For some truly absurd reasons, Denmark has a ban on new baby names. Parents need to have their child’s name approved by the government before the can endow it to the boy or girl. Right now, parents have a short list of 24,000 names to choose from, and any names that aren’t on the list require special permission.