A New York college student filed a lawsuit last week against the Nassau County Police Department, as well as the individual officers who arrested him for hanging an “Impeach Obama” banner on the overpass of a Long Island expressway last year.
Police charged Hofstra University senior Danny Martins with disorderly conduct for the June 2014 incident during which he displayed both the banner and an American flag on a pedestrian walkway above the expressway in Jericho, New York, according to the New York Post.
Martins said he’s a member of the university’s Libertarian Club.
Although Nassau County prosecutors argued that the libertarian’s activities posed a traffic hazard, the trial judge eventually dismissed all charges against Martins.
It’s called the First Amendment freedom of expression.
Martins has been displaying political messages from overpasses since 2013, the Post reported.
Soon others took note of Martins’ lawsuit on social media. Here are a few examples:
S Student Arrested For ‘Impeach Obama’ Sign Sues Police Psst, it’s called the First Amendment… Via NY Post: A… http://t.co/Jj08HFQGhe
— Conservatives (@ConservativAOLA) September 6, 2015
— Lying Liberals (@LyingLiberals) September 5, 2015
— SeldenGADawgs (@SeldenGADawgs) September 5, 2015
— Carlos F Salgado (@GreatBigRepub) September 6, 2015
@weaselzippers Dumb student! Doesn’t he know Obama E.O.’d the removal of the 1st amendment 4 everyone that doesn’t agree w/him?
— Karen’s Teacups (@karensteacups) September 6, 2015
DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW
Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!
- ‘Act like a grownup’: Drunk driver sobs when she loses plea deal by coming 4 hours late to court - July 23, 2017
- ‘I would’ve fired her the day I met her’: Glenn Beck reveals more about Tomi Lahren mess - July 23, 2017
- Canadian thug beats 74-year-old cyclist bloody with a club in road rage fit– and they say US is more violent? - July 23, 2017
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.