Although not a personal advocate of the activity, Workman stated "if a little person wants to make a fool out of themselves for money, they should have the same right to do so as any average sized person". Webarchive template wayback links Use dmy dates from June CS1 French-language sources fr Articles with inconsistent citation formats. The United Nations Human Rights Committee decided on July 26, , that the ban was not discriminatory with respect to dwarfs. Retrieved 17 June Ludington Daily News , December 1,
In , Dave Flood, who appeared on the MJ Morning Show as "Dave the Dwarf," filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the law allowing the state to fine or revoke the liquor license of a bar that allows dwarf-tossing. Individual sports Drinking culture Sports entertainment Throwing sports 20th century in law Human rights Dwarfism.
In October , Ritch Workman introduced legislation that would overturn the ban on dwarf-tossing, claiming such a ban to be an "unnecessary burden on the freedom and liberties of people" and "an example of Big Brother government". The pastime was popular in some Florida bars in the late s. The ruling was taken by the full assembly and not a smaller panel—proof of the difficulty of the question. Retrieved 17 June A measure banning dwarf-tossing was passed by a wide margin. Gothamist Archived 1 July at the Wayback Machine. Analysis of dwarf tossing prohibition in Morsang-sur-Orge, Paris, France.