‘Gulf of America?’ Mississippi lawmaker wants Gulf of Mexico renamed

Dennis Pillion

In the latest sign that elected officials have way too much time on their hands, Mississippi state Rep. Steve Holland has introduced a bill to “provide that for all official purposes within the state of Mississippi, the body of water located south of Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties shall be known as the Gulf of America.”

If passed, the bill would take effect July 1, 2012. It was first brought to light by the blog bestofneworleans.com.
So, there you go. Soon you can enjoy freedom fries along the Gulf of America, without having to mention the name of another country.
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