James Nichols The main point I’m trying to impress here is: The intentionally vague wording is extremely dangerous for the people and powerful for the powerful. One of the first things DeSantis did was help a couple get their garden. it was lovely. Even NPR was behind it. but : “That’s the day a Florida law went into effect that nullifies local bans on vegetable gardens at residential properties.” and the thing is, they did not just nullify local bans on vegetable gardens. they nullified any restrictions at a local level for any reason, regardless of local conditions.  it was framed as a “victory for the people”. but it didn’t give any power to the people. it gave all the power to the state https://www.npr.org/2019/07/02/738131948/after-6-year-battle-florida-couple-wins-the-right-to-plant-veggies-in-front-yard

James Nichols
The main point I’m trying to impress here is:
The intentionally vague wording is extremely dangerous for the people and powerful for the powerful.

One of the first things DeSantis did was help a couple get their garden.

it was lovely. Even NPR was behind it.

but : “That’s the day a Florida law went into effect that nullifies local bans on vegetable gardens at residential properties.”

and the thing is, they did not just nullify local bans on vegetable gardens.

they nullified any restrictions at a local level for any reason, regardless of local conditions. 

it was framed as a “victory for the people”.

but it didn’t give any power to the people.

it gave all the power to the state

https://www.npr.org/2019/07/02/738131948/after-6-year-battle-florida-couple-wins-the-right-to-plant-veggies-in-front-yard

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