Louisiana Town Admits It Was Wrong to Block Flying “Fuck Biden” / “And Fuck You for Voting for Him” Flags

The City of Grand Isle simply settled Ross Brunet’s lawsuit in opposition to it, agreeing that

1. Plaintiff was wrongfully cited for partaking in constitutionally protected speech of flying flags with political messages.
2. Defendants … comply with stop interfering with Plaintiff’s proper to fly flag(s) with the phrase “F**ok” on them.
3. Defendant, City of Grand Isle agrees to repeal Grand Isle Ordinance 1012 by October 20, 2023.

The ordinance, which I believe was clearly unconstitutional underneath Cohen v. California (1971) (which reversed a conviction for carrying a jacket that stated “Fuck the Draft”), offered, in related half:

Indicators on automobiles shall not comprise language deemed offensive and vulgar nor obscene in nature and can’t comprise language that describes a intercourse act. It shall be illegal for any automobile to function on Freeway 1, any public roads or public areas and the Grand Isle Seaside that bears a brief signal described above herein.

It additionally agreed to pay $40,000 in damages and legal professional charges. You may see the Grievance right here; plaintiff is represented by Katie M. Schwartzmann, Virginia Hamrick, and college students
Elana Beiser and Gabriela Chilingarova, all the Tulane First Modification Legislation Clinic.