Judge Rules Homeowner Can Place Political Signs in his Yard

6 years 2 months 5 days ago Friday, October 04 2013 Oct 4, 2013 Friday, October 04, 2013 7:00:49 AM CDT October 04, 2013 in News
By: The Assosiated Press

HILLSBORO, Mo. -  An eastern Missouri homeowner won the right to post a political sign in his yard.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that on Thursday a Jefferson County judge ruled that a Pevely homeowners' association violated Jim Lamprecht's right to free speech by prohibiting his political sign in his yard.

In April 2011 Lamprecht put up a sign showing his support for a city Board of Aldermen candidate. Days later, a trustee of the homeowners' association told him the sign violated subdivision covenants against most signs.

The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit on behalf of Lamprecht.

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