Man who gave trooper the finger has charge dropped

ACLU argued that while the gesture may be have been rude, it amounted to protected free speech


The Bismarck Tribune

DENVER (AP) - A harassment charge has been dropped in the case of a 35-year-old Colorado man who faced prosecution for displaying his middle finger to a Colorado State Patrol trooper.

The State Patrol said in a statement late Friday that it asked that the case be dropped.

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