Last week Danielle Wolf was at her local North Augusta, South Carolina Kroger store when she was overheard telling her own children to, ahem, “Stop squishing the f**king bread.”
And she was arrested for it. Hands cuffed behind her back, and taken out to a patrol car and placed in the “rear caged area” for dropping an F-bomb in the bread aisle.
Danielle Wolf , and said she was talking to her husband instead but, under a local city ordinance, a person commits “disorderly conduct” when they “ .”
Man. If that was the law at my local Kroger I’d probably be on Death Row by now for foul language in a food store.
Some folks are arguing that Danielle Wolf’s arrest is unconstitutional because in 1971, in the case of , the Supreme Court stated that “the State has no right to cleanse public debate to the point where it is grammatically palatable to the most squeamish among us.”
Unconstitutional, sure; stupid, definitely.
Still, I might start checking myself while squeezing melons at the grocery store this week because, well, South Carolina …
via Think Progress