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Far from wishing to keep Ravens linebacker
But here's the supreme irony of your fiction: In the real world, the ACLU just won a victory for the First Amendment at the Super Bowl in New Orleans. Last month, a federal court blocked a plan by the City of New Orleans that would have severely restricted free speech.
Before the ACLU took action, a large "Clean Zone" would have barred fans from flying flags of any kind — Ravens,
Thanks to the ACLU, the Super Bowl was an occasion for the exercise of free speech and, thanks to Ray Lewis, freedom of religion. To that — and to you — I say, "Go Bill of Rights! Go Ravens!"
Susan Goering, Baltimore
The writer is the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Baltimore.