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Monday, November 4, 2013

defending our right to make fun of the government



The agency ordered him to cease and desist and forced his T-shirts off the market. But on Tuesday, the father of three young boys drew a line in the sand.

With the assistance of the Washington D.C.-based consumer advocacy group, Public Citizen, he’s suing the spy agency for violating his First Amendment rights.

McCall said he doesn’t want his kids to grow up in a country where you can’t humor your own government.

McCall said it’s important “that we clarify whether or not these types of laws are consistent with the rights as Americans under the First Amendment.”