Curtailing freedom of speech
Last updated 1/22/2020 at 1:54pm
At the Jan. 14 Fountain City Council meeting, with no advance notice and very little input from the public, the council voted 6-1 to prohibit all signs and banners in the public right of way. Council Member Thompson voted no on the ordinance. As a result, the following signs or banners will no longer be allowed in Fountain along streets or at intersections in public property.
Garage sales / yard sales
Fundraising events like car washes and bake sales
Homes for sale / new development signs
Announcements of plays at community theaters and schools
Invitations to attend church events (Easter...