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FOURTH: Celebrate freedom by breaking the law?

Letter by Barbara A. Hoover, Graham on July 8, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 30 Comments »
July 8, 2011 5:13 pm

It seems wrong that so many people celebrate the Fourth of July, our Constitution and our freedom by lighting off illegal fireworks.

If it’s illegal, you don’t have an right to do it.

And these fireworks and/or explosives are scaring people, livestock and pets. A lot of illegal fireworks are so loud and distracting they prevent people from sleeping who need to get up early and go to work. What about their rights?

Thank you to the citizens who choose to go to one of the public fireworks displays in the area. And thank you to those who only use the legal ones.

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