State’s Anti-Profanity Law Unconstitutional Rules Superior Court Judge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; media@aclu.org RALEIGH – The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina Legal Foundation (ACLU-NCLF) today applauded a judge’s ruling that declared North Carolina’s ban on the public use of profanity to be an unconstitutional violation of freedom of speech. The statute at issue is N.C. Gen. Stat.