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Fairground arrest

CINCINNATI — The Sixth Circuit revived civil rights claims brought by a man who says he was ordered to leave and escorted from fairgrounds by police because he had been wearing a shirt that said “Fuck the Police.” The man was also arrested for disorderly conduct after making disparaging comments about the police, but the appeals court ruled his speech was constitutionally protected despite being “coarse.”

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