Repeal Florida House Bill 49 (The Bong Ban)
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President of the United States of America
Barack Obama
Vice President of The United States of America
Joe Biden
Florida Governor
Florida State Senate
Florida State House
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
Florida
Gov. Richard Scott
Florida-006
State Sen. John Thrasher
Florida-024
State Rep. Travis Hutson

Repeal Florida House Bill 49 (The Bong Ban)

    1. Casey Gray
    2. Petition by

      Casey Gray

      Saint Augustine, FL

The majority of Floridians are against this bill. It is constitutionally unethical to limit what consumers can and can't buy. This bill is also in direct violation of all glass blowers Freedom of expression. The government is disregarding ones ability to display their own art. Glass blowing is simply that, an art. The government cannot take away someones ability to express themselves. The penalty that is proposed is outrageous, the use or possession of "drug paraphernalia" is a 3rd degree felony, meaning that even and unused pipe can cause someone to become a FELON as well as lose their right to vote! We need to stand up as American citizens and let all parts of our government know we arent going to sit idly by while our rights are stripped away. The 10th Amendment says that the Federal Government can only pass laws on things the Constitution gives it authority over. 

Here is a link to the bill (Thanks Kimberly):

http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Documents/loaddoc.aspx?FileName=h0049z1.CRJS.DOCX&DocumentType=Analysis&BillNumber=0049&Session=2013

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    1. Reached 4,000 signatures

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    • Russell Sweeney CHULUOTA, FL
      • 8 months ago

      Get over it already, change is coming. The question is how much more time and money are we going to waste on the war on drugs. Get with it Florida.

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    • Guy Siegel CORAL SPRINGS, FL
      • 8 months ago

      Most of the glass work is an art form. The ban is ridiculous and does nothing to help the residence of Florida.

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    • stephen morlinoa COFFEEVILLE, MS
      • 12 months ago

      I'm a glass blower expressing oncern

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    • Brian Woodring COCOA, FL
      • about 1 year ago

      freedom

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    • Patrick Sullivan SATELLITE BEACH, FL
      • about 1 year ago

      Our founding fathers had a simple belief- your rights extend to your nose. Nobody is using a bong to hurt anyone else, this oppression has simply gone too far. The Floridian people will not stand for any more backwards movement, we're only moving toward from now on.

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