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Under a settlement with the city, signs confiscated by police will be returned to the protesters, and they agreed not to file a lawsuit against Ferndale, whose City Council has passed resolutions opposing the Iraq War.
"I'm happy with this outcome," she said. "We can't urge people to honk for now, but we'll challenge the constitutionality of the no-honking law in federal court with the American Civil Liberties Union."
Cop: OK, this is not an admission of guilt, just a promise to appear on the date there at the bottom above your signiture. have a nice day and stay off your horn.
Protestor: Why do the Union guys get to do it at pickets then?
Other Protestor: I don't know but without our car horns we're sunk. This war could go on forever. Nobody honked at Vietnam and look what happened. We've gotta keep honking.
Cop: This here is a .44 magnum, and will blow your hood clean off, so you better ask yourself, how much does a replacement horn cost. Do ya know, punk?
Originally posted by The Vagabond
Honking your car horn is the most perfect free speech analogy to yelling fire in a theater that I've ever seen. You can't do it, don't do it, stop crying, go doing something else.
Bailif: Next up The people vs Honky McHonkerson
Judge: Mr. McHonkerson you have been charged with disorderly conduct via improper automobile horn usage... Why the hell is this in my courtroom? If I see annother one of these Male Bovine Fecal Matter cases handed to me I am going to fine the police for wasting the cour'ts valuable time. Your free to go Mr. McHonkerson CASE DISMISSED!
Originally posted by snafu7700
well, as any cop will tell you, driving is not a right, it's a privilege. if you abuse that privilege, you will lose it