..the reasons are that the UK wants them kept on, and why the US is considering lifting some of them? Why might they be good, or bad for America, and the same question for the UK? I really want to understand, because only 2nd to the US, is my love for the UK, and Canada. Several articles on it, but I'd like to hear what folks here have to say. I had to look up the exact meaning of the word, but knew if they were "laws" basically.