NC clothesline-defense bill protects environment and property rights

I strongly support NC HB1353, the clothesline-defense bill, as absolutely essential for both property rights and the environment — in the defense against authoritarian, elitist and polluting local governments. This bill is hung up in the N.C. Senate Commerce Committee. If passed, it will prevent city, town or county governments from banning clotheslines (and infringing on private-property rights). Clotheslines save energy and prevent smog and global warming, in addition to protecting the working-class character of neighborhoods.

— Alan Ditmore

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2 thoughts on “NC clothesline-defense bill protects environment and property rights

  1. Carrie

    Thanks David. I can’t believe people are wasting time over clotheslines. Who are the people that care if someone uses a clothesline? It’s crazy to think that anyone wants to ban them or believes they have the right to do so.

  2. Bill Milestone

    Carrie, I can’t believe our politicians are wasting time on this too. It is obvious they have too much time on their hands. However, I would say, if they get antsy, they should spend their time regulating themselves so we don’t have any more of the recent corruption we’ve seen from Speaker Black (now a convicted felon in prison for political graft) and Governor Easily’s wife’s transgressions. Yes, let the politicians spend their time regulating themselves,and leave the rest of us alone. By the way, my wife always hangs our clothes on the line. They are fresher and save the electricity needed to run a dryer.

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