Women In Michigan Are Free To Give The Police The Middle Finger

Ashley Herrera

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Detroit, MI- The federal government called the court stating how woman in Michigan have legal rights. Many people were violated when they were handed a speeding ticket after giving the middle finger to an officer in 2017. The decision is still running with the Constitution.
On Wednesday there was a decision within the court on Taylor Officer Matthew Minard and how he should have known better, even if the driver wasn’t cooperating.

Minard stopped Cruise-Gulyas and wrote her a ticket for a minor violation, but when that was over, Cruise-Gulyas raised her middle finger towards him.
Minard pulled her over again and changed her a ticket for a more serious speeding offense. Cruise-Gulyas sued Minard, saying how she has free speech rights and her rights against were unreasonable and they were being violated.
In 2013, Alan Markovitz, the owner of The Flight Club, a club in Inkster, built up a giant bronze sculpture on his porch that faced his ex-wife’s house. Lenka Tuohy, reported the daughter of his ex-wife, she posted a photo of the hand with the middle finger on her Twitter.

“How psycho do you have to be to buy a house directly next to your ex wife’s house and put a statue up like that?!” Tuohy explained. Tuohy also posted a picture of the sculpture at a house that lite up by a spotlight at night.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th lap and how they agreed on for the Court rules for people to give the finger to officers. “Fits of rudeness or lack of gratitude may violate the Golden Rule,” wrote Judge Jeffrey Sutton. “But it doesn’t make them illegal or for that matter punishable.”

For once the first stop ended, Minard needed a real reason to pull the driver over again. Delaying her without one form an “unreasonable seizure” in violation of the Fourth Amendment, the court said. “Cruise-Gulyas did not break any law that would justify the second stop and at most was exercising her free speech rights,” the court also added. The court’s ruling means that Cruise-Gulyas’ case can still proceed in a lower court.



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