free speech http://wwno.org en Settlement Reached in Lawsuit over Middle Finger Light Display http://wwno.org/post/settlement-reached-lawsuit-over-middle-finger-light-display <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A lawsuit over a Denham Springs woman's light display, which extended a middle finger to her neighbors, has been settled.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Final dismissal documents were filed in federal court this week.</p> Sat, 02 Mar 2013 16:11:37 +0000 The Associated Press 30407 at http://wwno.org ACLU's Suit Over Super Bowl "Clean Zone" Settled http://wwno.org/post/aclus-suit-over-super-bowl-clean-zone-settled <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana and the city of New Orleans have agreed to a settlement resolving the group's lawsuit over the city's plans to enforce a "clean zone" where the use of banners, signs and flags would be restricted during Super Bowl week.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 02:20:15 +0000 The Associated Press 27991 at http://wwno.org ALCU Sues to Block Super Bowl "Clean Zone" http://wwno.org/post/alcu-sues-block-super-bowl-clean-zone <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana is suing to block the city of New Orleans from maintaining a so-called "clean zone" where the use of banners, signs and flags will be restricted during Super Bowl festivities.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 23:55:45 +0000 The Associated Press 27769 at http://wwno.org Woman Seeks to Keep Middle Finger Light Display http://wwno.org/post/woman-seeks-keep-middle-finger-light-display <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The holidays may be over, but a Denham Springs woman wants to keep her unusual light display on her roof, showing an extended middle finger to her neighbors.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26553 at http://wwno.org Bourbon Street preaching limits blocked for now http://wwno.org/post/bourbon-street-preaching-limits-blocked-now <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A federal judge has set an Oct. 1 hearing for a city ordinance restricting religious or political speech on Bourbon Street after dark.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune reports that U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon issued a temporary restraining order on Friday that blocks enforcement of the law for now.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:26:17 +0000 The Associated Press 20580 at http://wwno.org Pastor sues to block New Orleans street preaching limits http://wwno.org/post/pastor-sues-block-new-orleans-street-preaching-limits <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A street preacher is suing to block New Orleans city officials from enforcing an ordinance that restricts religious or political speech on Bourbon Street after dark.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 21:17:43 +0000 The Associated Press 20417 at http://wwno.org Judge overturns Alexandria's fortunetelling ban http://wwno.org/post/judge-overturns-alexandrias-fortunetelling-ban <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A federal judge has struck down a central Louisiana ordinance banning fortunetelling, palm reading, astrology and similar activities in the city of Alexandria.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">U.S. District Judge Dee Drell&#39;s ruling Wednesday concurs with a magistrate&#39;s conclusion that the ordinance is unconstitutional.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 18:02:32 +0000 The Associated Press 15700 at http://wwno.org