The Republican controlled House and Senate in Iowa could not pass a fireworks law - which starts tomorrow - without including a carve out for local authorities. That has lead to a patchwork of ordinances with West Des Moines being the latest to only allow use on one night a year.
Yes in West Des Moines, we are only allowed to celebrate freedom one night a year. Think about that! But some, like Polk County, have gone further - restricting the sale of fireworks too.
So what should legislators do?
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