Profanity Rally Protesters Slam Mass. Town’s Anti-Swearing Law

PHOTO: 
Adam Kokesh, a Marine Corps veteran from Virginia speaks through a megaphone in front of Town Hall in Middleborough, Mass., June 24, 2012.

Alon Harish
ABC News

It was a street battle pitting the champions of civility against those decrying censorship. It was not a fight for those with delicate ears.

The foul mouthed confrontation took place Monday the town hall of Middleborough, Mass., which recently banned cursing and threatened to punish it with $20 tickets.

Former Marine Adam Kokesh, 30, of Santa Fe, organized a protest against the ban, calling Middleborough’s effort to control its citizens’ speech “more offensive, vulgar and obscene than any curse word.”

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