Snowball fight ban lifted thanks to boy, 9

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SEVERANCE, Colo. (AP) Imagine living in a town that not only gets a lot of snow, but also has a law banning snowball fights.

For a 9-year-old boy in Severance, Colo., it was indeed unimaginable.

And he's done something about it.

Dane Best took his fight against the snowball ban to the town board Monday night.

And members of the board voted unanimously to lift the ban.

Speaking before the hearing, Dane said he thinks the snowball fight ban is "an outdated law."

He says he'd "want to be able to throw a snowball without getting in trouble."

And now that the law has been lifted,

Dane says he already has a target for his icy projectiles: his 4-year-old brother Dax.

Meanwhile, Dane may have yet another issue to take up before the board.

He owns a guinea pig, which is also illegal in Severance.