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Old 10-06-2011, 08:36 AM
 
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PARK RIDGE, Ill., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Officials in an Illinois city said they have done away with a ban on public profanity as part of an effort to do away with outdated ordinances.

The Park Ridge City Council voted to get rid of the law, which made it illegal "to use profanity in any street, alley or public place of the city," as well as a section of the disorderly conduct ordinance outlawing use of "abusive or obscene language" and gestures in public, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Wednesday.



Read more: City nixes anti-swearing laws - UPI.com
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