A town in New Jersey has decided to end its effort to have a resident remove various anti-Biden signs from her property, including several that contain profanity.
The decision by officials in Roselle Park – a borough of about 13,000 residents, about 19 miles from New York City, came after the state’s chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) decided to take up the woman’s cause, NJ.com reported.
“It’s a relief,” resident Andrea Dick, who allegedly posted the anti-Biden banners on property that her mother owns, told the outlet.
“My mother too, we both feel so relieved,” Dick added. I’m just happy this is all over.”
The state’s ACLU chapter called the town’s decision to drop the case a First Amendment victory for Dick and her mother.
Dick, and her mother, Patricia Dilascio, had faced fines of $250 per day for banners with slogans such as “F— Biden,” “Joe Biden S—s,” and “Socialism S—s, Biden B-—s,” the outlet reported.
Mayor Joseph Signorello of Roselle Park had said one of the primary concerns was that the banners were visible to young schoolchildren in the neighborhood, and he had received complaints from residents, according to NJ.com.
Signorello told CNN over the weekend that the poten… (Read more)