For John, BLUF: I wonder what the implications are for Lowell, given our own "chicken" issues? Nothing to see here; just move along.
It is from FEE and the author is Ms Annie Holmquist, on Monday, 22 May 2017.
Here is the lede plus three:
Should Americans have a right to garden in their own yards?It is like reading the Introduction to the Dash One.
If you looked at this question, shook your head, and answered, “Of course! Why would we not?” then it would seem there is still some common sense left in the world.
Unfortunately, that common sense doesn’t always extend to the powers that be, and the citizens of Columbiana, Ohio, are learning that the hard way.
According to an article in the Salem News, the city government of Columbiana recently informed citizens that they don’t have a right to plant and maintain a garden in their own yards:
Regards — Cliff