Revving Engines a Constitutional Right?
Written by Pat's Papers | Monday, 11 June 2012 9:02 AM
Is revving your engine a constitutional right? A South Carolina county has asked a judge to weigh in on that question after trying to shut down a local biker bar’s regular “burnouts.” A burnout, for the uninitiated, is when you rev a motorcycle’s engine and let its back tire spin while the front brake is applied, which creates noise and smoke. The biker bar is fighting back, says The State, claiming burnouts are protected under the 1st Ammendment as a way for bikers to “express their manliness and macho, as all males are prone and inclined to do to a greater or lesser degree.”
SOURCE: The State
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