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Profanity law’s repeal a good step toward reform

By Corey Friedman Those coarse words that escape many a driver’s lips in a traffic jam can no longer land you behind bars in North Carolina. The Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, a housecleaning bill designed to streamline the state’s … Continue reading

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Protesters stand up for ‘offensive’ speech, against penalty

By William R. Toler Dozens of protestors joined liberty activist Adam Kokesh Monday for a protest aimed at a Massachusetts bylaw that fines profanity. Kokesh, a former marine, organized the event outside the town hall after the people of Middleborough … Continue reading

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Profanity fine leads to planned protest

By William R. Toler WARNING: In the spirit of free speech, this post is completely uncensored. A recent decision by a Massachusetts town to fine foul language has spurred a massive, planned showing of civil disobedience. Liberty activist Adam Kokesh … Continue reading

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Cussing at cop was free speech

By Corey Friedman The thin blue line provides no protection from a blue streak. The South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled that a man’s vulgar tirade against a Brookings, S.D. police officer was protected speech under the First Amendment. The … Continue reading

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Giving the finger to free speech

By Corey Friedman The proud and rugged Lone Star State should amend its slogan: Don’t mess with Texas, because it’s easily offended. Capt. Alfred Decker, the assistant fire marshal for LaMarque, Texas, charged a woman with disorderly conduct after he … Continue reading

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