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She shocked the sheriff: Texas woman's anti-Trump message goes viral

Sheriff tries to find her on Facebook in fight over free speech.

He implies she could be charged with disorderly conduct for speaking her mind.

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Confederate flags won't fly on Texas license plates [UPDATE]

Supreme Court Rules On Free-Speech Case Involving Motorists

States have the right to reject controversial specialty license plates, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

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If Texas honors Confederacy on license plates, jihadists might be next

Supreme Court Examines Free-Speech Case That Could Open Vehicular Floodgates

Texas won't let a group of Confederate supporters have a specialty license plate. An upcoming decision from the Supreme Court in that case could have unforeseen implications.

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Is Waze protected by the Constitution?

Police Concerns Over Popular App Complicate Motorists' Rights To Free Speech

Standing on a sidewalk, Doug Odolecki holds a hand-written cardboard sign in his hands that warns motorists of a DUI checkpoint that law-enforcement officers have set up about a half mile up State Road. It reads: "Checkpoint ahead! Turn now!

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OH man ticketed for holding sign warning of DUI checkpoint [w/videos]

An Ohio man is in trouble with police after attempting to warn drivers of an upcoming drunk-driving checkpoint

Men Sue After Michigan Rejects Vanity License Plates

ACLU says their right to free speech was violated

Can peace be considered offensive? That's one question that may be answered in a lawsuit filed against the state of Michigan.

Is Flashing Your Headlights Free Speech?

Missouri man and ACLU go to court

​When Michael Elli of Missouri flashed his headlights to warn other drivers of an upcoming speed trap in Ellisville Mo. he didn't think he was doing anything illegal.

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MI court ruling gives you permission to yell at parking meter enforcement

Have you ever left your car at a metered parking spot, for just a few minutes too long, only to come back to a parking ticket? Have you ever wanted to yell at the parking enforcement officer? Well, as Jared Rapp found out, the practice is protected by the Constitution.

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Florida judge rules flashing lights for speed trap warning is covered under free speech

Count this one as a big victory for motorists. A Florida man has won his First Amendment case against the Seminole County Sheriff's Office, who wrongfully ticketed him for flashing his lights to warn other drivers of a speed trap. According to the Orlando Sentinel, a Circuit Court judge not only said that the deputy who ticketed Ryan Kintner had misapplied a state law banning aftermarket flashing emergency lights, but also ruled that flashing your lights to communicate with other driver

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Erotic auto window sticker stirs freedom of speech debate [w/poll]

Every conceivable medium, including art and pornography, has been drawn into figuring out where art ends and pornography begins. Now a lowly rear window in Montana has become the battleground for this contentious debate.

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Max Mosley's privacy case rejected by European Court of Human Rights

It appears as if Max Mosley has gotten whipped once again. But this time, it wasn't in an alleged S&M dungeon with a gaggle of hookers dressed up as Nazi officers, it was in no less distinguished a forum than the European Court of Human Rights.

Maryland judge green-lights swastika car lawsuit

As a political statement against Maryland politician E. J. Pikpkin's run for national office, Charles Richter painted a swastika on his car next to the words "Vote Pipken" and parked it legally on a public street. The same day it was parked, a sheriff's deputy ticketed the car as abandoned. Two days later, the car