Transcript for Third-grader gets town's law banning snowball-throwing tossed
Finally tonight here, what childhood is complete without a good snowball fight now and then? Just ask 9-year-old Dane, whose town banned it 100 years ago. Meet 9-year-old Dane best, from severance, Colorado, throwing a football in his backyard. But not allowed to throw snowballs. Because, for nearly a century in this town, the law says it's illegal. I want to be able to throw a snowball without getting in trouble. And I think it's an outdated law. He just said, mom, I would like you to go change the law. And I said, I'm not gonna fight to change the law. If you feel this is something you want changed, let's take the steps and see if it's something you could do. Reporter: So they got an idea. Dane would argue his case to the town board. Complete with a powerpoint presentation. His bowtie on. He was ready. Kids want to have snowball fights without breaking the law. Reporter: His argument, convincing. The children of severance want the opportunity to have a snowball fight like the rest of the world. Reporter: His petitions, signed by his third grade classmates. Those will be submitted into evidence. Reporter: And then, the vote. Yes. Reporter: One by one, the town board votes unanimously to lift the ban. The mayor, delivering the news. It sounds like you just changed the law, buddy. Reporter: The town cheering. And tonight, Dane telling us it was a hard-fought victory. I was able to throw the first legal snowball. Reporter: Tonight, they're waiting for their next big snowball. Let the snowball fight begin. Dane has his eye on Washington next. But the snowballs Alright, everyone. Santa will be right back, but I just got to say,
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