Suncoast Brotherhood

AT SUNCOAST BROTHERHOOD WE NOT ONLY QUESTION AUTHORITY,
WE CHALLENGE IT !!!

HELMET LAW: HB6009 – Keep your rights!

Letter to Representative Brad Drake in regard to the upcoming helmet law:

 

January 25, 2017

Representative Brad Drake

209 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300

Dear Mr. Chairman,

Many of my fellow Florida motorcycle riders and I are opposed to House Bill 6009, which would remove our freedom to ride our motorcycles without a helmet, if we so choose.

We believe that a helmet law does not address the root causes for the alarming increase in motorcycle deaths in Florida. As riders, this rise in fatalities greatly concerns us also. By removing our freedom to choose we believe this new helmet law will do nothing more than alienate and anger us, your constituents.

Instead of mandating the wearing of helmets, we would like to see our legislators work with members of the motorcycle community and motorcycle rights groups to develop strategies that would decrease this alarming increase in fatalities while still allowing us our right to choose whether we wear a helmet.

The Florida motorcycle community at large is prepared to move forward with an aggressive large scale assault upon this bill and its supporters. We will do everything in our power to see that House Bill 6009 does not become law. We would of course rather work with you, our elected officials to come up with solutions to this alarming trend in motorcycle deaths.

We are no longer the bikers of old. We are Lawyers, Doctors, white and blue collar professionals from all aspects of Florida life, and we do not take kindly to our freedoms being attacked. As the recent election has shown us, we the people can and will affect change.

We strongly urge you to vote No, on House Bill 6009

 

Sincerely,

John Makal

Suncoast Brotherhood, Motorcycle Rights Organization

Department of Florida, America Legion Riders Central Area Chairman

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POST CARD FOR GRASSROOTS MOVEMENT AGAINST HOUSE BILL 6009:

To the honorable _______________________________________

We the motorcycle riders of Florida are opposed to House Bill 6009, which steals our rights to operate a motorcycle without a helmet.

My brothers, sisters & I refuse to allow this discrimination to occur. We are vocal, organized & prepared for this battle.

We believe that education programs for MOTORISTS will benefit all Floridians.

We oppose any supporters of this theft, be it their retention in office or any & all legislation that they may support.

Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Signed: _____________________________________________

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NAMES AND ADDRESS’

Our Right to Ride without a Helmet in Florida is at Risk by Florida House Bill 6009 that will undo the previous law of the past 16 years.
We all need to take action and write, email and call these 15 subcommittee members along with Rep. Hahnfeldt, the author of this discriminatory law.
To email any of these representatives go to www.myfloridahouse.gov search for the representative and submit your email by filling out the form on the website.
Representative Don Hahnfeldt
1301 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5033
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Representative Brad Drake
209 House Office Building 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5005
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Representative Clay Ingram
222 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5001
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Representative Barbara Watson
1003 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5107
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Representative Kimberly Daniels
1102 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5014
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Representative Michael Grant
1401 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5075
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Representative Kristin Diane Jacobs
200 House Office Building 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5096
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Representative Amber Mariano
1101 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5036
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Representative Ralph E, Massullo, MD
1301 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5034
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Representative Mike Miller
319 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5047
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Representative Wengay M. Newton, Sr.
1302 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5070
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Representative Bobby Payne
1301 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5019
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Representative Jackie Toledo
1401 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5060
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Representative Matt Willhite
1102 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5086
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Representative Jayer Williamson
1401 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5003
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Representative Clay Yarborough
1401 The Capitol 402 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300 Phone: (850) 717-5012