WAR SUX, Except In Michigan, Because of the Children

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Abby Zimet

In the name of "protecting the physical and emotional well-being of youth," who sometimes amuse themselves by looking at these things on boring road trips, Michigan officials have rejected an anti-war license plate - "WAR SUX" - because gosh we don't want the impressionable future warriors of the empire "unwillingly exposed" to any of this peacenik crap, never mind the obscenity of a commonly used, vaguely sexual term deemed far more offensive than the supremely offensive idea of war. The ACLU is suing, citing the First Amendment.

“I feel like this is a statement of who I am, and at the same time I think that it’s a positive message that we should be conveying of, hey, war is a bad idea, and we should do everything we can to avoid it.” - David DeVarti.

 

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