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In tiny Rhode Island (the “Least-important state”- Ed.), the big controversy is all about orange-tagging homes. This is not like red-tagging a home that’s not safe to stay in: it’s about letting the neighbors know an orange-tagged house is a place of noisy parties.READ MORE: Fourth Officer Who Responded To January 6 Attack Dies By Apparent Suicide
A legal case out of Narragansett has made it all the way to a federal appeals court. U of RI students and landlords call the law unfair. They say the police who put orange stickers on their residences are stigmatizing them. Their feelings are hurt.MORE NEWS: 'People On This Block Are Hurting': More Allegations Pinned On LAPD In Aftermath Of South LA Fireworks Explosion
Bigger question: who cares? What’s the purpose of letting passers-by know that this is where the best parties happen? Would a bunch of orange stickers keep prospective buyers away, or draw the younger set in? I’m assuming the houses with orange stickers aren’t on the most expensive blocks. Rhode Island must be a great place, if this is the most pressing issue residents face.