Government employers, the Court wrote, could restrict their employees' speech in ways that would be unconstitutional if applied to the general public. But government employees had the right to speak on matters of public concern, such as on government policies of interest to the public. In this case, however, Roe's activities did not inform the public about the police department and were also detrimental to the force.
Could someone offer some thoughts about where the First Amendment comes into this, if at all? In other words, could the Fed force him to take it down, i.e., you are fired if you don't.