Earlier this year, Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York spoke up about her personal faith in a hearing, citing that Jesus Christ would be maligned in our current Congress. She believes some members are using religious freedom as a way to defend “bigotry and discrimination”. The hearing on LGBTQ rights was organized to “examine the […]
Julie Bass got the idea from First Lady Michelle Obama — why not plant what during World War II was called a “Victory Garden” — a small veggie garden in her yard?
After all, “The price of organic food is kind of through the roof,” says the Detroit-area mom. “We thought it’d be really cool to do it so the neighbors could see. The kids love it. The kids from the neighborhood all come and help.”
However, now she faces 93 days in jail because a code enforcement officer says the city code book specifically only allows “suitable” plants on residents’ lawns. Julie was given a warning, then a ticket and now she’s been charged with a misdemeanor.
So, what is “suitable?”