Supreme court strikes down Minnesota ban on political clothing at polls

Court ruled that law banning political hats, T-shirts and pins to polls violated free speech clause of first amendment The supreme court on Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that barred voters in the state from wearing a wide range of political hats, T-shirts and pins to the polls.Minnesota had defended its law as a reasonable restriction that keeps order at polling places and prevents voter intimidation. But the justices ruled 7-2 that the state’s law is too broad, violating the free speech clause of the first amendment. Continue reading...

Read more...
Positive 0 LOL 0 Interesting 0 Sad 0 Revolting 0 Fake 0

See also

London man planned suicide attack to kill the PM, court hears

Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman revealed intentions in online chat with security services pretending to be IsisPolice arrested a 20-year old Londoner days before he intended to carry out a suicide attack on Downing Street to kill the prime minister, a court has...

0 0

Audi names interim CEO after boss arrest

German automaker Audi has named Abraham Schot as interim chief executive following the arrest of Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions cheating.

0 0

Cotiviti to be taken private in $4.9 bln deal

June 19 (Reuters) - Healthcare analytics company Cotiviti Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it would be acquired by private equity firm Veritas Capital in a deal valued at $4.9 billion.

0 0

Whoops, looks like something went wrong.