NYS Residents Opposed to Closed High School Campus
This is the letter that will be attached to the petition... New York State Residents Opposed To High School Closed Campus Petition for New York State Dear Senator / Representative ________________, My name is Sean Patrick Lahti. I am currently a high school senior at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket New York. I am writing this letter to address a concern of mine and many other New York State high school students. There is currently a bill pending, bill number A09619, which prohibits high school students from leaving the school premises via motor vehicle during school hours. While we know that our representatives are trying to protect us, we feel that the bill is extremely unfair and unreasonable. There are tens of thousands of responsible high school students who drive to and from school and activities every day in a safe, law abiding, and trustworthy manner. Those of us who are trustworthy and law abiding should not be penalized for the irresponsible few who chose to make extremely poor decisions. Please take our position seriously. We look forward to voting in the near future and we would like to be able to go into the voting booth knowing that our elected officials took our viewpoints seriously. Please find the enclosed attached petitions signed by New York State residents who oppose the pending bill.