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Published:August 12th, 2015 13:27 EST

Outrage: HOA Threatens Family With Jail for Putting Up Purple Playground

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A family said they are being threatened with jail time by their community home owners association. Marla Stout said it is all because of the purple-colored playset that`s been in her backyard for two years.


The Stouts live in the Raintree Lake Subdivision, southwest of highways 150 and 291. Stout said the HOA is threatening to sue her family if the treehouse is not removed in the next couple of weeks. She said the HOA does have rules about play equipment colors, but said her family isn`t breaking them.

`There`s nothing in the rules about color,` she said.` What it says is it has to be harmonious with the community and with nature and there is nothing that dictates the color of the swing set.`"

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Homeowner associations have more restrictive rules than a communist totalitarian regime or an Islamic theocracy " they are the antithesis of democracy and liberty.

Google "homeowners association" and " American flag" and your search will yield thousands of articles about HOA`s forcing residents to take down their flags.

A purple-colored playset is harmonious with a community that cherishes children and originality. Thank heavens I don`t belong to a HOA, I`m sure they would go bonkers over my little pink house decorated with pink flamingoes and flying a humongous American flag.

The Stouts have hired an attorney and they will continue to fight their undemocratic and evil HOA.

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