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City Workers Take Down Basketball Hoop to Stop 12 Year Old Girl from Playing Alone

LITTLE ROCK, AK –  A Little Rock mom penned a letter to The Federalist to tell the story about her 12-year-old daughter and the city’s actions to remove a basketball hoop to stop her from playing.

“On April 6, my 12-year-old daughter was playing basketball alone at the court, as she often does, when a city truck drove over to her. She quickly came home to get me. I headed down to the court to talk to the city workers, who told me that they were taking down the basketball rim to keep groups from gathering,” she wrote.

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Now, the city is looking to impose a curfew for children it feels should be indoors, homeschooling and not at the park shooting hoops.

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