Cross on Livingston Resident's Lawn B...

Cross on Livingston Resident's Lawn Becomes First Amendment Flashpoint

There are 8 comments on the www.nj.com story from Jul 25, 2011, titled Cross on Livingston Resident's Lawn Becomes First Amendment Flashpoint. In it, www.nj.com reports that:

Township officials say Racaniello’s display, which he intended as a celebration of Lent, violated an ordinance that generally prohibits postings on a structure, including a tree, "calculated to attract the attention of the public."

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#1 Jul 25, 2011
If I were his neighbor - and I had comprehensive home fire insurance and no personal possessions I cared about - I'd put up a fifteen foot high minaret on my lawn...because we protect religious speech in this country....

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#2 Jul 25, 2011
at least be thankful it wasn't a burning cross

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#3 Jul 25, 2011
I read all the way to the name of Township's attorney: Sharon L. Weiner! I am secretly hoping that L. stands for Likes!

I like Sharon if she likes Weiner!

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#4 Jul 25, 2011
I have something calculated to attract the attention of the public in my front yard too, but such things are viewed differently in these parts.

http://s1107.photobucket.com/albums/h399/Alab...

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#5 Jul 25, 2011
What the heck is the beta badge for?

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#6 Jul 26, 2011
Bama Yankee wrote:
I have something calculated to attract the attention of the public in my front yard too, but such things are viewed differently in these parts.
http://s1107.photobucket.com/albums/h399/Alab...
Great pics Bama, just one question - what's that little flag under the Stars & Stripes?

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#7 Jul 26, 2011
JM_Brazil wrote:
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Great pics Bama, just one question - what's that little flag under the Stars & Stripes?
It's an irritant.

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#8 Jul 27, 2011
Bama Yankee wrote:
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It's an irritant.
lol!

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