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Score one for freedom and grassroots activism

(NaturalNews) Score one for freedom and grassroots activism. Johnson City, Tennessee commissioners voted 3-2 to amend their current zoning ordinance and allow chickens to be kept as 'pets' in residential areas. This reversed a 2010 decision, when officials first considered allowing chickens but decided against it.

Emily Katt was so certain they would reverse the ordinance that she purchased a few chickens and started raising them in her backyard. Her husband even built her a chicken coop as a birthday present. After the decision and a complaint by a nosy neighbor, Emily was forced to sell the coop and her chickens to a co-worker living in a 'chicken-approved' zone.

Emily and another chicken-owner, Sam Jones, decided not to take this lying down. Instead, in a terrific display of grassroots activism, they started a group called COOP (Chickens On Our Property), rallied fellow freedom-loving citizens, collected several hundred signatures, stayed in front of officials, and after almost two years finally convinced the Johnson City Commission to reverse their decision.

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Legalize chickens

!

as long as chickens are not free - we are not free

Legalize...

Bible is right:

Lion and lamb will sleep in peace.

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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

FREEDOM!

We are human beings!

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sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

COOP Chickens on own property. LOL

Bump

Free includes debt-free!

Thanks for a bump

Song for you:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LU55Flooj3Y&feature=related

Freedom!

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Freedom...

This is how freedom comes to your family...

Activism activism activism...

One day soon.
Flag of the Republic will fly high for all to see!

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15