A Sign of the Good News or an Eyesore?

goodnewsHave you heard of the case of the church sign that local government in Arizona is trying to regulate?

It’s going before the US Supreme Court today…

Given the current prominence these past few days of international supporters for freedom of expression — understood, it sometimes seems, as some sort of absolute, unfettered right — this case is worth mulling over.

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Is it a case of free speech or a distracting eyesore that drags down local property values? Is the church’s sign a temporary directional sign, that should soon come down once the event has passed, or a sign with religious content that has enduring relevance (and, we might add, Constitutional protections)?

Listen to this news report (or click here if the media player fails to load) or learn a little more background here.

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