Middleborough profanity ban touches a nerve
The town voted to give police the power to hand out $20 tickets for using profanity in public, a move that has riled some residents and free speech advocates.
(BILL GREENE/GLOBE STAFF)
Seems asinine. Is there a list of bad words? Who’s going to keep that updated and who’s going to define them? And yes, I do believe it effects the 1st Amendment.
Sounds more like a parenting issue. Has it gotten worse or is it that there’s more people in the world & it’s heard more often?