Michigan attorney plans to fight ticket over Black Lives Matter sign

DETROIT — Attorney Todd Russell Perkins said the large Black Lives Matter sign attached to a tree in front of his Grosse Pointe Shores home isn’t going anywhere. Even if the city says it’s too big. “I’m not not conforming with the law. If you read the local ordinance it says 7 square feet for a political candidate or ballot initiative. It doesn’t speak to my sign,” said Perkins, who said he was ticketed by the city for an ordinance violation. But Public Safety Director John Schulte and interim City Manager Thomas Krolczyk said size was the only issue. “It wasn’t anything else,” Krolczyk said. …

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