Louisiana Man Wins $40k Settlement After Being Ticketed Over Anti-Biden Flags
A Louisiana man who was ticketed seven times by town of Grand Isle over anti-Biden flags flown from his truck has won a $40,000 settlement against the town for being "wrongfully cited" according to the lawsuit.
Louisiana Man Wins $40K Over Anti-Biden Flags
Cut Off, Louisiana contractor Ross Brunet was ticketed seven times for two flags flown from his truck aimed at President Biden and people who voted for President Biden.
According to the-independant.com, Brunet, routinely works on the island, repeatedly flew three flags from his truck. "One promoted breast cancer awareness. Two bore vulgarities aimed at Mr Biden and people who voted for him."
We're not exactly sure what the vulgarities were on Brunet's anti-Biden flags as those details were not included in the article from the-independant.com.
The lawsuit against the town of Grand Isle states that Brunet was ticketed seven times because of his flags.
He disputed and successfully defended himself against four of those tickets.
From the-independant.com -
"Despite winning those cases, he was later ticketed three more times.
The last three cases were dropped after the town adopted an ordinance stating that signs on vehicles 'shall not contain language deemed offensive and vulgar nor obscene in nature and cannot contain language that describes a sex act.'"
The Tulane First Amendment Law Clinic filed a lawsuit in January of 2023 claiming the repeated ticketing and fines against Brunet for violated his rights of "engaging in constitutionally protected speech of flying flags with political messages."
The settlement agreement states Brunet will receive $40,000 in damages and legal fees.
Read more at the-independant.com.