Vindication After Arrest, Strip Search for Cursing

October 01, 2012
There have been an alarming number of instances in recent years where individuals have been charged with disorderly conduct for using profanity. Cursing may not be nice, but it is certainly not against the law. The First Amendment protects all speech, including words that may be offensive to some. This is why the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has been actively involved in defending individuals against such charges and bringing lawsuits on their behalf to prevent state and municipal officials from abusing their power in bringing the charges in the first place. To keep reading, download the full article below.