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Tag Archive: first amendment

Dec 18 2011

No Profanity Ordinance? Bullshit.

Today I read a news story in The State and WIS that said the Columbia Police Department is going to be enforcing a “no profanity” law within the city limits. The police spokeswoman said: “If they want to curse, do it in their own home. Why do you have to do it in park where they are other children, …

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Nov 16 2011

Occupy Columbia: Evicted and Arrested

Nikki Haley ordered the Occupy Movement off the state house grounds today — she gave the word at 4:30 and they had until 6pm to leave.  Peaceful protesters were then arrested, 23 is the number currently being reported. They removed all of their overnight stuff but were still arrested for being on the grounds after …

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Jul 27 2010

Augusta, GA – Home of the Homophobes

Does a public university have the right to prohibit someone from a particular program based on their personal beliefs?  Is that a violation of the first amendment? Well, if that student is trying to impose those beliefs on others and those beliefs violate the code of ethics of the profession she’s trying to join, then …

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