Brickbat: Holiday Decorations

Police in Denham Springs, Louisiana, ordered Sarah Henderson to take down some of her Christmas decorations. Henderson had arranged the lights on her roof to resemble a hand flipping the bird. Officers told her the lights violated state obscenity laws.

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  • Ken Shultz||

    Can't she just...put some reindeer around it or somethin'?

  • Whiterun Guard||

    Reshape it as shwastikas.

  • Ken Shultz||

    That's pathetic.

  • Ken Shultz||

    She's in Louisiana.

    People won't get the joke.

  • Ken Shultz||

    Maybe she could put it in a manger and surround it with three wise men and a camel?

    You know...freedom of religion.

  • db||

    Rearrange it to quote the First Amendment.

  • db||

    What's the penalty if she doesn't take them down?

  • Whiterun Guard||

    A stocking full of coal.

    Or they tase and shoot her reindeer.

  • Whiterun Guard||

    I could carol less about what the cops say she should do with her lights.

  • db||

    Don't sleigh the English language like that. It's "couldn't carol less."

  • Ted S.||

    It is possible that he carols a lot about this and as such could carol less about it.

  • ||

    She should be careful moving forward, lest a drone send down a mistletoe on her home.

  • Tim||

    Yule never do that again

  • Juice||

    I used to live really close to Denham Springs. It was a good place to live if you had a few pigs and goats. Otherwise, not so much.

  • Rich||

    We asked Denham Springs Police Chief Scott Jones what his plans were if the woman again puts up the display. "Well, I'll approach that when and if it happens," he said

    , as he flipped us the bird.

  • Juice||

    Looking at the pic, I don't know what they can't tell it's a turkey.

  • ||

    In that letter, Esman wrote: "The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeal, which presides over Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi, has specifically commented on the protected expressive nature of a middle finger extended in defiance or protest: “The thumbed nose, the projected middle finger, the Bronx cheer, the grimace and the smile are all conduct intended to convey a message that is sometimes made even more expressive by its bold freedom from a garb of words.”

    "Also, the Buckwheat "O-tay", the Cupid shuffle, the electric slide, the Cleveland Steamer, the Shooter McGavin, the People's Elbow are all conduct intended to convey a message that is sometimes made even more expressive by its bold freedom from a garb of words.”

  • General Butt Naked||

    The Macarena is still banned though, right?

    I couldn't live in a world where that might pop up again.

  • Ted S.||

    I thought the Macarena has been replaced by Gangnam Shit.

  • AlmightyJB||

    That's funny. That chick has a serious attitude.


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