Here’s another great example of a disorderly conduct charge being used to do stomp on free speech, this time in Pennsylvania. A guy protesting Gov. Tom Corbett’s decision not to expand Medicaid wrote in chalk on the sidewalk, “Governor Corbett has health insurance, we should too.” The citation he received for disorderly conduct says he was arrested for writing a “derogatory remark about the governor on the sidewalk.”
There’s no way this holds up in court, it’s just a way for the police to harass the guy.
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