Levi Haight went to the fireworks tent at the Meijer store on Lake Michigan Drive NW Thursday, hoping to buy firecrackers.
But because state law prohibits explosives or aerial fireworks, the 32-year-old Grand Haven resident walked away with just sparklers and smoke bombs -- items he said he uses with his children -- instead of fireworks that pack a bit more punch.
On the Fourth of July our neighborhood looks and sounds like a neighborhood under siege.
When the sun goes down the fireworks come out with many that light up the sky and that would take out a low-flying plane or helicopter.
Tomorrow morning we will find remnants of these fireworks that have flown into our yard. The local police refuse to enforce the law.
The Michigan Legislature is looking at making them all legal.
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