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RT – Flipping-Off The Cops Is Totally Constitutional – 5 January 2013

centuries-gesture-known-insult.n“A gesture of insult known for centuries”

Next time you see a police officer on patrol, go right ahead and give ‘em the finger. Don’t worry: a federal judge says it’s perfectly alright.

More than six years after John Swartz was handcuffed and arrested for flipping-off a police officer in St. Johnsville, New York, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit says he committed no crime. Continue reading