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Orlando Couple Threatened with Severe Fines for Front Yard Vegetable Garden

“The Constitution provides protections for people like the Helvenstons who want to use their property in a peaceful, productive manner without arbitrary intrusion by the government,” said Ari Bargil, an attorney at the Institute for Justice, a public interest civil liberties law firm. “The City of Orlando is violating this most basic of rights by insisting that the Helvenstons destroy their vegetable garden or face severe fines.”