Get Off My Lawn – Brownwood Enacts Juvenile Curfew

 

BROWNWOOD, TX –– Just weeks after Fischer County voted to enact a juvenile curfew, the City of Brownwood is doing the same.

According to officials, the nightly curfew will go into effect at 11:00 p.m. on weekdays and end at 6:00 a.m. the following morning.

On Saturdays and Sundays, the curfew will begin at 12:01 a.m. and run until 6:00 a.m.

Juveniles who violate the curfew will be committing a Class C misdemeanor. The parents of the juvenile will also be found guilty of a misdemeanor and be fined anywhere between $50 and $200.

Several exceptions will be allowed for juveniles to be out after curfew, they include:

  • being with a parent or guardian, running an errand for a parent or guardian
  • interstate traveling
  • commuting to and from employment
  • involved in an emergency
  • abutting a minor's residence
  • attending a community activity
  • exercising First Amendment rights
  • married or had disabilities of minority in accordance with the Texas Family Code

After 14 months, the curfew will go under review for elongation or abolishment.

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So much for that "personal freedom" republicans are always talking about. If democrats had enacted this they would be screaming as loud as they could. Where are you now?

Why do republican constantly take away rights and freedoms? Why do they hate America so much they don't even want kids playing outside anymore?

Miles you're such a 5-star douche.  "kids playing".....between midnight and 6 in the morning...........yeah. Just go cash your disability check, idiot...

Miles?

I remember we had "flashlight parties" outside that ran past midnight when I was a kid.

Haha pretty sure the curfew not meant for “kids playing outside”. Just something else for you to demagogue after all it is what you do best ;)

The mayor is listed as an independent not sure about the political affiliation of the council members ;)

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