Jun 18, 2015
Texas can reject a specialty license plate that bears an image of the Confederate flag, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The court voted 5-4 that the rejection of the license plate designed by the Sons of Confederate Veterans did not violate free speech rights. In a shocking vote, Justice Clarence Thomas joined the court's liberal wing of Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, Sonia...Proceed to the page: http://linkis.com/xC0Yy
The First Amendment dispute has brought together some unlikely allies, including the American Civil Liberties Union, anti-abortion groups, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, civil libertarian Nat Hentoff and conservative satirist P.J. O'Rourke. "In a free society, offensive...
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld Texas' refusal to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag, rejecting a free-speech challenge. The court said in a 5-4 ruling that Texas can limit the content of license plates because they are state property and not the equivalent of...
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that Texas' speciality license plates are government speech, and the state can reject a proposal featuring the confederate flag.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court sided with the State of Texas, which refused to issue a plate for members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans that featured a Confederate battle flag.
The Supreme Court is weighing a free-speech challenge to Texas' refusal to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag. Specialty plates are big business in Texas, where drivers spent $17.6 million last year to choose from among more than 350 messages the state allows on the...
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