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Civil Rights: Sexual Orientation Discrimination-First Amendment-Same-Sex Wedding Videos

Where the owners of a video-production business, who sought to produce wedding video but only of opposite-sex couples in accordance with their religious beliefs, sued Minnesota seeking injunctive relief preventing the state from enforcing anti-discrimination provisions of the Minnesota Human ...

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Freedom of tweets: Court rules Missouri lawmaker can’t block Columbia attorney on Twitter

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A federal judge ruled Aug. 16 that a Missouri state representative violated the First Amendment by blocking a Columbia attorney on Twitter. U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes issued a permanent injunction barring state Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch, R-Hallsville, from ...

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Schmitt withdraws First Amendment argument in lawsuit

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt this week withdrew a legal brief he filed in a defamation lawsuit arguing the First Amendment allows him to withhold some public records concerning private citizens that were requested by the plaintiff’s attorney. Schmidt originally ...

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