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Posted 1 year ago in Government by Michele Bowman  
New Yorker Sues for Right to Post Peace Sign

A woman from the Upper West Side who wants to show her opposition to the U.S. wars in the Middle East by hanging a peace sign in her condo’s window is fighting New York City for the right to do so. Brigitte Vosse was fined $800 for nailing the sign to her window frame because it violated a city zoning regulation, according to Reuters. She filed a lawsuit in federal court on Oct. 26 claiming the city violated her constitutional …

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