Tag: first amendment

Roland Park Civic League Apologizes After Deeming BLM, Pro-Immigration Signs Prohibited ‘Clutter’

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A Black Lives Matter yard sign. Photo by sarahmirk, via Wikimedia Commons.

A neighborhood association representing Roland Parkers has apologized after its newsletter recently discouraged the display of issue-based yard signs, referring to them as “clutter” prohibited under city zoning code.

ACLU of Md. Suing Gov. Hogan for Blocking Facebook Users, Deleting Critical Comments

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Still via Gov. Larry Hogan/Facebook

Gov. Larry Hogan is facing a new lawsuit as a result of his (or his staff’s) social media activity.

ACLU: Baltimore County Animal Shelter Pic Policy Muzzles Criticism

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photo via ACLU
photo via ACLU

Cute pet pics may fill up Facebook walls, but the images aren’t allowed at the Baltimore County Animal Shelter (BCAS). Joining a group of current and former members who have raised concerns about animal welfare practices at the shelter, the American Civil Liberties Union alleged Thursday that the shelter’s “No Photography” police is a violation of the First Amendment.