Banned in Massachusetts
Profanity in public
Residents in Middleborough overwhelmingly supported a ruling that gives police the authority to hand out $20 tickets for swearing in public.
On Tuesday, Attorney General Martha Coakley said she suspects the bylaw violates the First Amendment and asked for it to be removed or amended.
Adam Kokesh a Marine Corps veteran from Virginia, spoke through a megaphone in front of Town Hall in Middleborough during a rally in opposition to the proposed $20 fine.