Michigan Fireworks Petition ‘Blows Up’ After 4th of July
The petition has more than 35,000 signatures – how do YOU feel about it?
This has happened every year since the law went into effect in 2012 – holidays come and go, people light off fireworks in their neighborhoods, and then a bunch of people sign the petition to repeal the law.
The law has brought in over $18 million new tax dollars in the last five years, however, fireworks deaths are the highest they’ve been in 15 years. In regards to these deaths, the Michigan Fire Marshal says that most of them are related to homemade fireworks.
Here’s what people who recently signed the petition are saying:
Mike Terrt from Detroit: People cannot handle the responsibility that comes along in regard to firework safety