The Latest ‘Business’ The Government Doesn’t Want Kids To Open … Library

Not a , but a community service if you ask me. Either way, the government doesn’t like people to read.

9-Year-Old Kansas Boy Opens a ‘Free Library’ on His Front Lawn — Then the City Gov’t Stepped In | Video |

Collins is so enthusiastic about turning pages that he figured he’d get his community involved — and placed a miniature communal on his front lawn.

The motto emblazoned on the glass door of the small bookcase, complete with shingled roof? ”Take a book, leave a book.”

Take a book and leave a book seems like a fair trade purely based on the honor system. Of course, honor isn’t in the government’s vocabulary anymore.

“When we got home from vacation, there was a letter from the city of Leawood saying that it was in code violation and it needed to be down by the 19th or we would receive a citation,” Collins’ mother Sarah told KMBC.

I can’t stand this kind of nonsense. I hope the officer stubs their toe … badly.