POLL: Should People Be Fined for Swearing in Public?

Middleborough enacted a swearing fine at Town Meeting Monday. Should people be fined for swearing in public?

On Monday, Town Meeting voters in Middleborough easily passed an article to make it possible for police officers to fine individuals for swearing in public, according to an article on necn.com.

Proponents say that the change is not intended to affect private and casual conversations, but just cut down on those who swear loudly in public parks and centers.

Do you think people should be fined for swearing in public? Let us know in the poll below and feel free to add your extra thoughts in our comments section.


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