A nurse in Athens, Georgia was pulled over on her way home by a local police officer, who disliked that her bumper sticker “I’m Tired Of All The BUSHIT.” The officer considered it lewd, and gave her a $100 ticket for violating a state law prohibiting lewd or profane stickers and decals on vehicles.
The driver defended the sticker as a political statement that’s protected under the First Amendment. By the way, the Georgia Supreme Court struck down the “lewd bumper sticker” statute as unconstitutional in 1991, in a case involving a defendant who had a “Shit Happens” bumper sticker.
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