Hey Readers — This just in: A community in Florida is prohibiting anyone under age 18 from going outside unchaperoned by an adult. Yep, just like in Taliban-held Afghanistan, except for “women must be accompanied by a male relative” over there, substitute “minors must be accompanied by their caregiver” over here. In Florida, the rule means:
…no bike riding, no walking to the bus stop without an adult. Some parents say their kids are under house arrest.
Ten-year-old Yousif Mehyer and his friends have been skateboarding and biking around their neighborhood for years. But for the past few weeks the kids have been stuck indoors.
“They felt like they were on house arrest,” said Nadia Mihyar, Ole resident.
They were scared of security at Ole Village in Lely Resort after being reprimanded for walking outside alone.
This isn’t LIKE house arrest. It IS house arrest. How is this even legal? How is this America? How about a revolution? – L.