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Ally Bruener, right, poses for a photograph with friend Forest Thomer at her Alexandria, Ky. home on June 13, 2012. Thomer, who says he was charged with disorderly conduct after using the word "crippled" to promote her comedy act claims Cincinnati police violated his free speech rights, and the comedian, who has muscular dystrophy, agrees.

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Comedy promoter: Cited for ‘crippled’ quip

A man who says he was charged with disorderly conduct after using the word “crippled” to promote a comedian with muscular dystrophy claims Cincinnati police violated his free speech rights, and the comedian agrees.

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