U. of Buffalo Professor Arrested for Swearing at Anti-Abortion Display

Laura Curry, a film professor at the University of Buffalo found a graphic display erected by an anti-abortion group so offensive that she started ranting and swearing, catching the attention of campus police.

The display was of dismembered fetus limbs. It also compared abortions to genocide, child abuse and hate crimes, reports the Spectrum.

Curry was arrested after vocally objecting to the display, using profanity. She argued that her use of the F-word was protected by the First Amendment and that the anti-abortion display was profane and violent.

She was arrested for disorderly conduct.

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