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Government red tape -- one woman's efforts to sell her invention.
Now this mom for -- is now fighting back and launching a campaign against -- tag laws.
-- say that -- -- so without a tank it's gonna cost thousands and it's really -- Asking for help with my situation.
The -- -- ladies don't have a lot of do -- -- -- all this red red tape the mom was with the bump I'm getting belly.
-- -- -- capital so here's a little song it's called do not remove under penalty of law.
You're so -- Joining us is the creator of the bill -- rest maturity pillow carries -- great -- thank you -- have you here.
Explain to us why you invented this crazy looking pillow -- When I was pregnant with my daughter I was extremely comfortable that you -- seminar and I had a pillage -- and -- -- -- cut in half of the piece of fabric.
In the middle.
So then when you roll over there's a pillow waiting for any other side.
So good so it's -- the -- rest CU invented this you think I'm gonna sell it on lot got a website what was the problem.
Red tape actually.
-- when I found out that I had that -- tag.
And fifteen states were part of a -- and I can't sell in a state record of -- -- without paying that state their fees.
And the -- is no small chump change there are you found that there are lots of -- -- it up as you can see here in North Carolina.
700 -- to a lot of money per year.
So when you're gonna -- all the fees what sort of money we looking I needed 3660.
Dollars to start.
And that is for the fetus -- the fees.
And then another thousand dollars to pay a company to manage the fees because they all bring new at different times of the year if you -- a -- -- your product.
You very surprising to hear you are you just wanted to -- -- a little pillow for pregnant moms and had you any idea.
All of the impediments.
-- -- And so what did you know how did you decide to tackle this but I found out about the -- and I got really mad cried a little bit.
And then I wrote a -- that's what you do when you're angry.
-- this is America and -- about it right.
Right and so now what's happened with your business why raise the fees I raised a -- success -- sixty dollars through -- go go campaign with my video it and so I have the money.
Two to start but not messaging back and syrup because at all that money -- -- the fees and a little bit of production to not trying to pre sell another 300 pillows.
To have the money to actually go into production.
So what's your message for people who like you think that they have a -- I did what I meant something.
Go for -- anyway I've asked I'm I'm glad I found out late in the game because I would quit I probably -- but I had -- pregnant women it said.
I passed you have to do this and you can't say -- -- angry pregnant women.
Tell you can't -- -- cannot.
That you'll see -- -- -- -- water but a pillow I don't hear more about your story go to Billy rest dot com and just guessing what if I cut off this congress don't.
-- so that's a problem you would.
You'd be -- If you got illegal here to cut off this Phillips fact you are not to continue the consumer yes you can cut the -- if I bought the site at tech I cannot -- a -- off a race.
Writes thank you for Sydney yeah Obama just announced that the -- Carry sentences thanks so much great invention relates stories.
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