DMV Revokes Vanity Plate Over Obscene Osama Reference
Virginia man calls his license plates "patriotic," DMV calls them "profane"
A Virginia man is unhappy with the Department of Motor Vehicles' decision to revoke his "F.OSAMA" license plates due to being "profane, obscene or vulgar in nature," according to the DMV. Rick Sanders has had the plates for over 7 years and feels they make a patriotic statement.
In a bizarre twist, Sanders is offended by the DMV-issued replacement plates, "6668UP" for containing the number combination "666," a satanic symbol. Sanders told ABC News he reads the new plates as, "The devil ate you up."