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PETA’s free speech claim against Salisbury agency can proceed, judge rules

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals can proceed to trial on its claim that the Salisbury area transit agency violated PETA’s constitutional right to free speech by rejecting its request to post “Close the slaughterhouses” signs on public buses ...

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Challenge to Hogan’s anti-BDS order draws 4th Circuit skepticism

Counsel for a software engineer and former Maryland legislator urged a skeptical federal appeals court Tuesday to revive his client’s free-speech challenge to Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order requiring those bidding on state contracts to pledge they are not boycotting ...

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Conservative Catholic group finalizes contract after appeals court sides with it in First Amendment dispute

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has found in favor of a far-right Catholic group that wants to hold a prayer rally at the MECU Pavilion later this month over the objection of Baltimore city’s lawyers, who have cited ...

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