Effort To Ban Red Light Cameras Begins In Ft Worth

Ballot measure to ban the use of red light cameras introduced in Fort Worth

image: camera lensA group of activists on Wednesday evening kicked off an effort to make Fort Worth the eighth Texas city where voters outlaw the use of red light cameras. Kelly Canon, leader of the successful anti-camera ballot drive in neighboring Arlington two years ago, gave volunteers an idea of what to expect when collecting the signatures needed to give voters a say in whether cameras are used in the city or not.

“Welcome to the easiest campaign you will ever work on,” Canon told the crowd. “If we are successful, and I feel we will be, we are hoping to send a very strong message to our state legislature.”

Canon explained that members of the public were so enthusiastic to sign the Arlington petition that people were tracking her down just so they could sign it. Two hundred signed per day at just one collection location. In more conventional political campaign efforts, signature gatherers have to go out and find people willing to sign.

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  1. Get rid of them and corrupt cops!

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