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Wednesday, July 17, 2024 | Back issues
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Ejected from meeting

LAS VEGAS — A federal court in Nevada granted Las Vegas’ motion for summary judgment on a citizen’s First Amendment lawsuit following his ejection from a city council meeting without a vote. The citizen, who frequently speaks at meetings, was disruptively describing transgender prostitutes and suggesting that such sex workers wear tracking devices. Because his speech was irrelevant and profane, his removal was warranted.

Read the ruling here.

Categories / Briefs, First Amendment, Government

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