March 5, 1624

On This Date in! in 1624 in the American colony of Virginia, legislation was passed that exempted the upper class from whipping. I see things really haven’t changed in almost 400 years.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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