A Florida homeowners association has decided to ban all outdoor play to keep neighborhood children safe. No skateboards, roller blades, or bicycles are allowed on the complex's roads or common grounds. Even ball playing is prohibited. "They wanted to play when they were kids, didn't they?" said a local 9-year-old. "These people don't know what freedom is!"
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