Town lets homeowner keep ‘Impeach Trump’ sign, for now

WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man will get to keep a banner reading “Impeach Trump” on his home.

The roughly 12-foot (3.5-meter) by 2-foot (0.5-meter), red, white and blue sign has been hanging from the second floor of Dan Chiasson’s home for months but recently Wellesley officials told him the banner violated town bylaws regarding size.

Chiasson, a writer who teaches at Wellesley College, was warned he could face $300 daily fines.

After he questioned whether the rules violated his rights to political expression, The Boston Globe reports town officials backed off Thursday and said the banner could stay while they reviewed the legality of the sign ordinance.

President Donald Trump lost the Boston suburb to Hillary Clinton, a Wellesley College graduate, by a more than a 3-to-1 margin.

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