Repealing Florida’s Anti-Dwarf Tossing Law Means Jobs For Dwarfs

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From Miami New Times:

Rep. Ritch Workman, R-Melbourne, is tired of Florida’s Big Brother government standing in the way of people getting jobs. Jobs that

Dwarf Tossing

Dwarf Tossing

include being tossed around by drunk dudes specifically, so he’s on a mission to repeal the state’s two-decade-old ban on dwarf tossing.

“I’m on a quest to seek and destroy unnecessary burdens on the freedom and liberties of people,” Workman told The Palm Beach Post. “This is an example of Big Brother government.”

“All that it does is prevent some dwarfs from getting jobs they would be happy to get,” he added. “In this economy, or any economy, why would we want to prevent people from getting gainful employment?”

So Workman has filed a bill to repeal a 1989 law that bans dwarf tossing in the state.

Dwarf tossing, originally made popular in Australia, involves little people suiting up in Velcro-clad suits, usually at bars. Then patrons compete to see who can through the person farthest up a Velcro surface. The Little People of America lobbied to have the practice outlawed in Florida.

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