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Is it illegal to speak profanity on your own property or home?

Is it illegal to speak profanity on your own property/ home

11/09/2016   |   Category: Civil Rights » Free Speech   |   State: Missouri   |   #26446

Can i Be Fired for Writing an Article About a Competing Business Entity?

I work for a local college as a Development Writer. I also free-lance for a local newspaper. When I was hired, my boss told me I could continue to free-lance as long as there was no conflict of interest. I also signed a form about conflict of interest. I just accepted an assignment for a free-lance story on a non-traditional student graduating from another local college. My bos...

05/09/2010   |   Category: Civil Rights » Free Speech   |   State: Indiana   |   #22048

Can a City Limit the Number of Political Signs I Post?

I picket local gas stations, by myself, setting up 20-25 signs, stretching over 200+ yards, in various directions, exposing the difference in prices around town. The stations I picket have historically overcharged by $.40 or more for decades. I direct people to the new gas station with the low price. I'm a citizen activist, unpaid. My town recently passed an ordinance speci...

03/08/2010   |   Category: Civil Rights » Free Speech   |   State: New Mexico   |   #21303

Can I sue for FBI for Slandering Me and Blackballing Me With Employers and Landlords?

Not that I really even have to ask this question but this is my question. Is there any reason that you can think of why law enforcement, the FBI, or any other citizen for that matter, would be allowed to violate the 14th amendment, or any amendment, of my civil rights as guaranteed by the constitution by doing any of the following if I have never been charged with a crime?(1)FB...

10/17/2009   |   Category: Civil Rights » Free Speech   |   State: Pennsylvania   |   #19139

Does A Religious Group Have the Right to Post Signs on HUD Supported Building?

Does a resident of a Bible Study Group have equal rights with a non-religious resident group to post signs within a (HUD supported, building owned) sign posting cabinet?

06/10/2009   |   Category: Civil Rights » Free Speech   |   State: Michigan   |   #16921

Can I use real names such as a real city, real streets, real public schools, etc.?

I am writing a book. Can I use the name of a real city, real streets, real public schools and real cars (Chevrolet, etc.)?

05/07/2009   |   Category: Civil Rights » Free Speech   |   State: Florida   |   #16602

Can a city put a ban on posting signs on a vehicle that is parked?

'Vehicle sign when mounted or placed on any trailer, boat, or motor vehicle that is parked, stored or displayed in a manner to attract the attention of the public for advertising purposes;' How can city enforce this legislation as I thought commercial free speech is protected? It would seem that every commercial vehicle with a business name on it would violate this code and the...

03/18/2009   |   Category: Civil Rights » Free Speech   |   State: Arizona   |   #15685

Should Comments Regarding Death of the President Be Reported

While wearing a t-shirt supporting the future president, a stranger at a fundraiser made claims that someone would kill him if he were elected. I tried to ignore him, but he said it again! Is a stupid comment like his his right to free speech or could it be considered a threat? I was ready to turn him in, but didn't know how.

01/12/2009   |   Category: Civil Rights » Free Speech   |   State: Texas   |   #14973
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