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Only in America: The right to not mow your lawn

A man claims a "moral opposition" to trimming his lawn — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Florida man with a "moral opposition" to trimming the plants, grass, and weeds in his yard has racked up over $130,000 in fines. Neighbors complain that Sean Law's unkempt lawn is an eyesore that's driving down property values, but Law says it's his right to grow crops on his property in a natural manner, and calls it a "blunt tyranny" for the government to interfere.