Supreme Court issues unanimous victory for free speech


Thursday, June 18, 2015

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel David Cortman regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous decision Thursday in Reed v. Town of Gilbert:

“Speech discrimination is wrong regardless of whether the government intended to violate the First Amendment or not, and it doesn’t matter if the government thinks its discrimination was well-intended. It’s still government playing favorites, and that’s unconstitutional, as the Supreme Court today found.”

A full news release on the Supreme Court’s decision will be issued shortly and will be posted on the Reed v. Town of Gilbert resource page.

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