Peoria Mayor Ordered SWAT Raid Against Parody Twitter Account Holder
Overview of this ControversyDate Originated:
June of 2014Categories: Jim ArdisJim Ardis, mayor of Peoria, Illinois, has been served with a lawsuit alleging he violated a constituents First and Fourth Amendment rights for ordering the police to raid the constituents house because he created a fake Twitter account in the mayors name. Political satire is protected under the First Amendment of the Constitution, but Ardis has remained defiant and unapologetic for ordering the raid. Source: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-06-13/news/chi-peoria-mayor-twitter-20140612_1_po...