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)

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)

Tags #Middleborough    #profanity    #swearing    #cursing    #Bomont    #free speech   

  1. thiscrookedcrown reblogged this from boston and added:
    Oh for fuck’s sake Middleborough you’re so backward. You’re just asking to be trolled.
  2. weemairi reblogged this from webdancer and added:
    haha, they should go over to any city in the Uk, and make a fortune! It’s all getting a little too policed state….no...
  3. profanities reblogged this from boston and added:
    What in the actual fuck Massachusetts?
  4. haulonthebowline reblogged this from boston and added:
    Hahahhaha. Only here.
  5. jenandtonic reblogged this from boston and added:
    Outlawing profanity anywhere in Mass is like outlawing art in the Louvre. Swears are our medium, cursing our art.
  6. s-r-a reblogged this from boston
  7. herblondness reblogged this from boston and added:
    As I said yesterday: Fuck Middleborough.
  8. needcaffeine reblogged this from boston and added:
    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...
  9. boston posted this