Sheriff takes down F-Trump sticker post after driver identified

Houston-area sheriff goes after driver with 'offensive' anti-Trump decal

It was eye catching, to be sure, and a picture of the truck eventually made its way all the way to the desk of Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls, who said in a Facebook post that he had received 'numerous calls regarding the offensive display.' 'If you know who owns this truck or it is yours, I would like to discuss it with you.

The owner of the truck was soon revealed to be Karen Forsenca, a mother of 12 (!) who adamantly refuses to alter her vehicle.

But what caused outrage was Nehls statement that per the station's prosecutor "she would accept disorderly conduct charges regarding it".

Nehls later responded to his Facebook post with a photo of the Texas criminal code that outlined potential laws the decal could violate. Some supported his message, while others defended free speech or said the sheriff's department should focus on other high-profile crime in the community.

Forsenca told KPRC Click 2 Houston that she's had the decal on her truck for about a year now, and has never had an issue with it before now.

At the news conference, Nehls said he is hoping to remedy the situation by talking to the truck owner and getting the driver to modify the decal. But she said that having children doesn't make you lose your freedom of speech.

Sheriff Troy E. Nehls of the Fort Bend Sheriff's Office posted the threat on his personal Facebook page on Wednesday, but the post has since been deleted.

Texas penal code describes disorderly conduct as "intentionally or knowingly [using] abusive, indecent, profane, or vulgar language in a public place, and the language by its very utterance tends to incite an immediate breach of peace". "They want to shake your hand".

"This is nothing", she said. And when you're a star they let you do it.

The American Civil Liberties Union posted on Facebook that "you can't prosecute speech just because it contains words you don't like".

More people in Fort Bend voted for Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump in the 2016 election, records show. "But I think now it would be a good time to have meaningful dialogue with that person and express the concerns out there regarding the language on the truck".

Nehl's post has gone viral, garnering almost 10,000 shares and more than 18,000 comments.

"There's no law against freedom of speech, nothing in the law book here in Texas", she told KHOU-TV in Houston.

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