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Supreme Court strikes down Minnesota's voter clothing law

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WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that barred voters in the state from wearing a wide range of political hats, T-shirts and pins to the polls. Minnesota had defended its law as a reasonable restriction that keeps order at polling places and prevents voter intimidation. But the justices ruled 7-2 that the state's law is too broad, violating the free speech clause of the First Amendment.
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Supreme Court strikes down Minnesota law on voters' clothing

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The court sided with voters who were challenged at polls in Hennepin and Ramsey counties for wearing T-shirts and buttons with political messages.
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Supreme Court strikes down law banning political clothing at polls

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The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that banned voters from going to the polls while wearing t-shirts, buttons and similar items containing politically charged messages. In a 7-2 decision, the justices held that limits on polling place attire are generally constitutional, but Minnesota's statute ran afoul of the First Amendment because it offered too little clarity about what slogans and what kinds of clothing qualify as too political to be worn as people vote. "If a State wishes to set its polling places apart as areas free of partisan discord, it must employ a more...
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Supreme Court strikes down polling place dress codes

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The decision to strike down Minnesota's restriction casts a cloud over similar voting-day laws in nine other states.
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Supreme Court voids Minnesota ban on voter political apparel

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WASHINGTON - States cannot completely bar people from wearing T-shirts, buttons or other apparel bearing political messages in polling sites, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in an important free speech decision striking down a Minnesota law as unconstitutional.
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Supreme Court strikes down Minnesota's voter clothing law

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WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has struck down a Minnesota law that restricted what voters can wear to polls.
The justices ruled Thursday that the law violates the First Amendment. Still, the justices' 7-2 ruling suggested that some restrictions on what people can wear to vote are permissible.
Most states have laws restricting what voters can wear to cast their ballots but Minnesota's law is one of the broadest. It bars voters from casting a ballot wearing clothing with the name of a candidate or political party or related to an issue on the ballot. Minnesota voters also can't wear...
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