North Carolina

Curses! Blasphemy, profanity laws still on the books

Can you say that in public? Watch your language out there, because profanity and blasphemy could lead to criminal charges. We might hope that First Amendment-protected free speech lets us
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Federal judge: State can prohibit profanity on public highways

A North Carolina law prohibiting “profane” or “indecent” language on public highways does not violate the First Amendment, a federal judge ruled recently in the case of an intoxicated individual who yelled at police officers.
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