Protecting Tradition German Dance Bans Under Fire

Dancing can get you in trouble in Germany. Laws on the books prohibit the practice on certain religious holidays -- and the bans are taken seriously. But this week Bavaria moved to weaken its law and a Cologne dance-in was allowed to go ahead on Good Friday. Religious leaders are concerned.
Such licentious behavior is illegal on some days in Germany.

Such licentious behavior is illegal on some days in Germany.

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cgh -- with wire reports