I'm not one to be labelled a left wing liberal pinko commie, but there are time wehen rules and regulations go too far and the consequence doesn't match the crime.
A women in Michigan planted a garden in her front yard. Some idiot neighbor complained. Now she has to pay a fine....no wait, now she has to go to court to stay out of jail for three months.
Plan zucchini, go to jail for 3months.
Something is amiss....