When I grew up people told me jack o' laterns are symbols of the occult and child sacrifice.
It's true that people who sacrifice children are into the jack o' latern stuff (and YES they do exist, please don't dismiss that under the guise of/. "enlightened thinking" or whatever), but most people who carve pumpkins are not intending to promote the devil.
Or at least insofar as they are cutting a pumpkin.
Throwing a snake in Arkansas is a crime, but it shouldn't be one.
The US government should not have the authority to just take people's money because they have over $10k in an account. I'm not an anarchist, but anarchy is better than a government that takes peoples things *just because they have things*.
Structuring laws are a fast track to totalitarianism.